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Mar 03 2021

Herbs For Humans, Not Deer

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The Kiawah Island Garden Club toured Sea Island Savory Herbs on Chisolm Road, Johns Island on a warm, sunny day in early February. There are at least six large greenhouses in which herbs, flowers and trees such as fig are propagated, almost all from cuttings. One of the …

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Jan 27 2021

Magnificent Magnolias

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The Kiawah Island Garden Club enjoyed a guided tour of Magnolia Gardens in January, led by Kate White, head of the Horticulture Department. Twenty-four members, wearing masks, of course, had perfect weather for the tour of the gardens and the house. Magnolia Plantation was established in 1685, one …

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Dec 18 2020

‘Elves’ Help Decorate Kiawah Island

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection Early in December, around 20 “elves,” under the leadership of Joan Collar, gathered at the Night Heron Pavilion to fashion well over 50 arrangements to decorate all Kiawah Island’s signs, both inside and outside the gates. The KICA landscaping crew cut and gathered mounds of fresh greens, including …

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Dec 03 2020

Holiday Fun

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection An enthusiastic group of Kiawah Island Garden Club members met recently outdoors in the Night Heron Park Pavilion to create flower arrangements for Thanksgiving. Eleanor Harris gave insights into successful creations, and members chose pumpkins already carved and filled with oasis by Rosebank Farms.  The results were varied …

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Nov 06 2020

Kiawah Island Garden Club

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection On a perfect mid-October day, a large enthusiastic group of Kiawah Island Garden Club members took a walking tour of seven gardens in the Rhett’s Bluff neighborhood, most with views of the Kiawah River, Bass Creek or Bass Pond. It was so well spaced and timed that everyone …

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Oct 12 2020

Visiting The Sanctuary

By Deb Rowland and Martha Zink for The Island Connection Pictures fail to fully capture the beauty and enjoyment 28 members of the Kiawah Island Garden Club experienced as they toured the Sanctuary’s chapel and surrounding gardens on Sept. 25. Jenna Garrison, the Sanctuary conference service manager, provided information on the beautiful chapel, which was …

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Sep 17 2020

Welcome Back

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection Members of the Kiawah Island Garden Club will be following all guidelines for safety when they resume their schedule of events. The theme this year is of welcome and hope. On Sept. 18, there will be a garden tour of the Sanctuary Hotel grounds led by Mark Elingburg, …

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May 23 2020

Tour Rescheduled

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The Arts, etc. board and committees worked hard in preparation for the 2020 Art and House Tour, and were saddened to cancel it due to COVID-19 concerns and precautions. There were so many youths on the Sea Islands we were planning to support with arts enrichment programs. Therefore …

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Mar 31 2020

Kiawah Island Garden Club Members Visit Cypress Gardens

By Martha Zink and Debra Rowland for The Island Connection On March 13, members of the Kiawah Island Garden Club and their guests gathered for a delicious meal at the Monck’s Corner Gilligan’s Restaurant and then went on a 45-minute guided boat tour through 20 acres of Cypress Garden’s 80-acre swamp. During the ride through …

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Mar 27 2020

Art And House Tour Canceled

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection In the interest of public safety in the face of the coronavirus outbreak, the Arts, etc. Art and House Tour, scheduled to be held on Kiawah Island April 3, has been canceled. The committee appreciates all those who have supported us this year and looks forward to our …

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