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Enjoy this peaceful "Magnolia Moment" with Kate, our floriculturist. She teaches you a bit about the history of oak trees and the relationship between live oaks and the resurrection ferns that grow on the trees. Subscribe to our channel to see more "Magnolia Moments!" Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

 

 

Katherine Reeves White talks about 400 yards of Cottage Gardens along the RiverWalk. She talks about the mix of Perennials, Biannuals, and Annuals in this most historic heart of gardening along the AshleyRiver. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Joseph McGill, History and Culture Coordinator and also founder of The Slave Dwelling Project, interprets our Slave Cabins built in the1840's and occupied up to the 1990's. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Why we are talking about Magnolia: Its history and horticulture. Joseph McGill, History/Cultural Coordinator, and Kirk Ryan Brown, National Outreach Coordinator, are spending time working with the staff to develop a series of videos that will provide information about the gardens through the coming days. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

John Bartram appears and reviews his 300 year connection with the horticultural collections at the gardens. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katie Dickson uses Magnolia Gardens to cut flowers for home arrangements. Several moments will create new ideas to brighten your living spaces. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katie Dickson, Magnolia's Floraculturist, continues her flower arranging talks with a description of the flowers she cut in our back yard. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katherine Reeves White introduces Magnolia's Camellia Collection. Twenty-seven thousand plants in the ground that represent more than one thousand different species, hybrids and cultivars. Also, Magnolia introduced more than 140 new cultivars and hybrids to the trade! Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Caroline Howell introduces us to the history of the Drayton Family and the third Plantation House on the property. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

John Bartram talks about the international trade in plant material that came from his travels along the Eastern Seaboard of North America. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Caroline Howell, Director Historical Program, is upstaged by a proud Peacock while talking about the history of Magnolia's Plantation House. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katie Dickson brings a garden indoors with some ideas about creating unique arrangements. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Tom Johnson posted an old photograph of the front gate being opened to traffic. It was from the early part of the last century. We went out to that gate to capture today's view of the same piece of original wrought iron still in place more than 100 years later. When it's time, you'll have to come back and take notice! Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katherine Reeves White, Head of Horticulture, talks more about the Magnolia introductions of more than 140 cultivars and hybrids from their famous Camellia Collection. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

One week into the video tour of the history and horticulture of Magnolia. Joseph McGill risks Route 61--Ashley River Road--to talk about the 'New' main entrance to the garden. Did you know that this was originally the back door? Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

This is one of my favorites! Caroline Howell talks about the grandmother to the Rev John Grimke Drayton's generation. It was the foundation story for our #RomanticGarden. We have an original oil portrait of her. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

 

Shirah Leigh Goldweber, Director Promotions/Special Events, is still conducting tours of our #WeddingVenues. She's using digital video technology to answer all your questions about schedules, facilities, and rentals. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Kirk Ryan Brown, National Outreach Coordinator, talks about two generations of the Drayton family before and during the American Revolution. Did you know that at one point both Drayton Hall and Magnolia Plantation were owned by the same person? Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

 

Joseph McGill talks about rice fields and rookeries. An interesting view on some of the stops along the Nature Train. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Caroline Howell talks about Magnolia's local Audubon. There is a series of paintings by Edward von Siebold Dingle commissioned by the Drayton family to illustrate the birds to be found on our plantation. We have more than sixty in the proposed series that he did not live to complete. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katherine Reeves White, Head of Horticulture for the Gardens, describes Magnolia's search for heritage Southern seeds planted in the enslaved's garden plots behind the cabin. Hear about the veggies being grown and the sources from which they come. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Joseph McGill talks about the long view of history at Magnolia and also the city of Charleston SC. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

Kathleen 'Katie' Dickson tells you how to wrap up a decorative centerpiece from live material in your garden. Put color, texture, form, and flowers together to create a beautiful indoor arrangement. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Joseph McGill visits the Historic Cemetery used by the enslaved prior to the Civil War, and the final resting place for many of their descendants up until the 1990's. This is a very special edition of our ongoing videos. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Head of Horticulture, Katherine Reeves White, shares the history of Magnolia's Camellia collection. 1,100 different species/cultivars on the property with more than 140 introduced by the Drayton family over the past 180 years. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

National Outreach Coordinator, Kirk Ryan Brown, brings John Bartram to Magnolia to speak about Magnolia's emphasis on Nature and the interconnection of Plants and Animals and the preservation of Natural Resources. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katherine 'Katie' Dickson, Floriculturist, talks about creating the perfect Easter Flower Arrangement just in time for Sunday dinner. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katherine 'Kate' White takes a closer look at the heart of Magnolia's Historic Garden. It's been a wonderful year for it. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Big oaks grow from little acorns. John Bartram talks about America's native oak trees and Magnolia's Live Oak Allee. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katherine Reeves White, Head of Horticulture, continues her presentation of the Camellia Collection at Magnolia. This episode deals with their care, feeding, pruning and promoting. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katie Dickson, Floriculturist, talks about the veggies Magnolia is cultivating in its Heritage Food Garden behind the 1850 Slave Cabins. She goes further back in Native Agriculture and describes Three Sisters planting. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Joseph McGill, History/Culture Coordinator, introduces the food production area behind the Slave Cabins. The garden this season is being filled with heritage plants that would have been cultivated by the enslaved for personal consumption. Put it on a list of places you need to see! Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

John Bartram traveled the eastern seaboard collecting America's riches of new botanical introductions. His trips took him past the Holy City: Charleston, SC and Magnolia Plantation. Put it on a list of places you need to see! Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Kathleen 'Katie' Dickson, Floriculturist. Spanish Moss has a place in the history of ornamental horticulture in the South. Without it, any great Oak Allee would be missing one of its most Romantic Garden attributes. Here's the low-down on the mysteries of this enigmatic high-up plant. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katherine Reeves White talks about the veggies going into our summer garden plot. Here's the low-down on the mysteries of this enigmatic high-up plant. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Joseph McGill describes The Slave Dwelling Project and its start at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens ten years ago. Here's the low-down on the mysteries of this enigmatic high-up plant. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

John Bartram talks about Botanical Illustration and his friendship with Mark Catesby over his publication of Natural History of Carolina. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katie Dickson, Floriculturist, talks about our plant selection for the newly installed food production plot behind the historic Slave Cabins. She describes how to plant Companion Plants that add insect and disease resistance to some food crops. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

John Bartram talks about the many problems of shipping plants across the North Atlantic in leaking wooden boats. This is a bit of 18th Century fun. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Katherine Reeves White, Head of Horticulture, takes a Garden Walk along the Ashley River. This is a bit of 18th Century fun. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Joseph McGill presents the preservation of the Slave Cabins in their historic context. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews

 

 

Joe McGill, History/Culture Coordinator, talks about the creation of his The Slave Dwelling Project. This is Part II. Join Joe on his many travels online and across the country. Stay tuned for his Magnolia Slave Cabin programming. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/53d7b6c90bf9/magnolia-plantation-enews