Dec 26 2018

Seabrook Island Garden Club Welcomes Pat Harpell

By Alberta Barron for The Island Connection

Pat Harpell. (Photo courtesy of Moore Farms Botanical Garden).

On Friday, Jan. 11, at 9:30 a.m. the Seabrook Island Garden Club welcomes guest speaker Pat Harpell. The club meets at the Seabrook Island Lake House.

Pat Harpell, is the founder and chief executive weeder of the South Carolina Herbal Society. Her presentation on “Growing and Cooking with Herbs” is sure to inspire and entertain.

In addition to being the fuel behind the SCHS, Harpell teaches an Herbal Apprenticeship program in Charleston, is a guest teacher and speaker, and leads Yoga and Gardening vacations in the U.S. and Europe.

Harpell has had the great honor of taking herbal and medicinal studies with Sarita Shrestha, MD, among many other sages, and her greatest teacher, Mother Nature. Harpell maintains a sustainable, organic garden in her hometown of Charleston and is happiest when there is dirt under her fingernails and between her toes.

The Seabrook Island Garden Club cordially invites all members and guests to its monthly meetings. Light refreshments will be served. New on the island? This is a great venue to meet your neighbors. For information on membership please contact Holli Bolte, email:

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