Available at Lexington County Extension Office
Address: 605 W Main St # 100, Lexington, SC 29072
Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Monday - Friday)
Phone: (803) 359-8515
Carolina Yards is designed to help South Carolinians conserve water and make positive changes to the environmental quality of their yards, neighborhoods, and surrounding waterways. Learn more about how to achieve your desired landscape through actions that save money, increase success, and protect natural resources.
Plant selection can be daunting. Use the Carolina Yards Plant Database to make an informed decision and ensure you’re selecting the right plant for the right place.
The Home & Garden Information Center (HGIC) provides research-based information on landscaping, gardening, plant health, household pests, food safety & preservation, and nutrition, physical activity & health.
The South Carolina Master Gardener Program trains, selects, and utilizes knowledgeable volunteers to facilitate the educational work of the local Horticulture Agent by delivering research-based information to the citizens of the state.
Clemson Extension employs Extension agents who work closely with state extension specialists and researchers located on campus and at the various research and education centers located across the state.
Flora Caroliniana offers access to the historic and more recent scientific specimen information held within South Carolina herbaria. The Consortium of South Carolina Herbaria was formed in part to: preserve these important historic collections; augment contemporary collections; and "to promote and expand the role of herbaria in botanical research, teaching and service to the community at large..."
The Emmy Award-winning Making It Grow is a live, interactive call-in program produced by ETV and Clemson University. Host Amanda McNulty from Clemson Extension along with Clemson Extension Resource Agent Terasa Lott and featured guests focus on gardening topics, while highlighting interesting places and products from around the state.
A storehouse of information
about native and naturalized plants
of the Carolinas and Georgia.
“People only protect what they love,
but they can only love what they know.”
— Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Whether it’s a spectacular bloom, a mass of color or an unusual plant structure, there’s always something growing on at Riverbanks Botanical Garden! Hailed by Horticulture magazine as one of 10 gardens that inspire and by HGTV as one of 20 great public gardens across America, Riverbanks Botanical Garden boasts 70 acres of unparalleled beauty.