PPG welcomes school groups, garden clubs and other educational organizations to the garden during the spring and summer months. Please contact us to schedule your next field trip with one of our volunteer tour guides.   




We offer a variety of workshops and lectures through our life-long learning curriculum.Topics include nutrition, nature writing, propogation basics, landscape design and exploring Cherokee traditions through plant lore. Contact us about becoming a PPG member and receive discounts on all workshops and lectures in addition to many other benefits.​​

PPG has hosted interns from Clemson University, USC-Union, USC-Columbia and the University of Alabama. We offer summer internships as well as specialized semester-long internships in the fall and spring. Our interns assist with Horticulture Management, Marketing and Public Relations, Archiving, Community Outreach and Educational Programming.