Join the Kiawah Conservancy for a week-long celebration of our natural world with events happening throughout the week. Here is the schedule of events:
Monday, October 16: A WALK IN THE GARDEN
10-11 am - Naturally Kiawah Demonstration Garden, Night Heron Park
Registration required, free to attend.
Join the Kiawah Conservancy and help kick off Native Plant Week by taking a walk in the Naturally Kiawah Demonstration Garden in Night Heron Park. On this tour of the garden, Sean Cannon, the Kiawah Conservancy’s Restoration and Enhancement Specialist, will share insightful information about native plants that grow well on Kiawah. Sean will also be joined by Karen Madoff who is a Kiawah resident, Master Gardener, Naturalist, and Master Rain Gardener. Their knowledge and expertise will be sure to inspire you to restore nature in your own landscape!
Wednesday, October 18: WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP
2-5 pm - The Beach Club (225 Ocean Marsh Road)
Registration required, $20 non-refundable registration fee.
Join returning artist and illustrator, Abby Nurre, for a Watercolor Workshop (for all levels) to paint treasures of the beach. Participants will have the opportunity to focus on coastal treasure finds, including any shells and corals that have been washed ashore by the tide. We encourage children (ages 10 and up) and adults to join. Materials will be provided.
Thursday, October 19: DESIGNING IN NATURE WITH MARY REYNOLDS
11-2:30 pm - West Beach Conference Center (2 Shipwatch Road)
Registration required (deadline on or before Oct 4), $30 non-refundable registration fee.
The event will begin with an opportunity to ask questions and meet with local landscape designers, professionals, and native plant experts at our Vendor Showcase. Next, we'll learn about the Kiawah Conservancy's current efforts and future plans to plant native, followed by a gourmet lunch and live Zoom presentation with Mary Reynolds. As part of your registration process, you have the option to pre-submit a question to be addressed during the Q&A segment of the presentation.
Don't miss your opportunity to pre-purchase special native plant packages at wholesale pricing during this event. Each package will be based on templates created by Surculs Designs, featuring native plant species chosen specifically for Kiawah and Seabrook Island. Pre-ordered packages will be ready for pick-up on November 3 at our Native Plant Sale at Freshfields Village. Check our website for more information coming soon.
Friday, November 3: NATIVE PLANT SALE
3-5 pm - Freshfields Village
No registration required, free and open to the public.
Join the Kiawah Conservancy and Seabrook Green Space Conservancy at Freshfields Village on the green for a Native Plant Sale. Enjoy refreshments and live music as you chat with local experts about natives to plant in your yards.
Should you need additional assistance with sign up, please contact Katie Warner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mary Reynolds is an internationally acclaimed landscape designer who launched her career at the Chelsea flower show in 2002, the story of which was made into a 2016 movie called Dare to be Wild. Mary is a bestselling author, inspirational speaker, and founder of the global movement We are the ARK, a practical groundswell movement that finally shifts the environmental game in nature’s favor. She will be joining us remotely from her home in Ireland to discuss the importance of native plants, her career, and how we can be better stewards of the land.
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**A Walk in the Garden is currently full. Please email email@example.com if you'd like to be placed on the waitlist.**
**The registration deadline for Designing in Nature with Mary Reynolds is on or before October 4.**
T H A N K Y O U
We look forward to seeing you during SC Native Plant Week! A registration confirmation email is on its way to your inbox now.
If you are coming from off island, you can tell security the specific activity and location that you will be attending for Native Plant Week. Should you need additional assistance with sign up, please contact Katie Warner at firstname.lastname@example.org.