Thursday, February 21st (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
"Plants of the Southern Appalachia"
Piedmont Physic Garden (PPG) is excited to bring the native plants of the Appalachia to Union with a Feb. 21 event featuring educator Maxine Appleby.
"Native Plants of the Southern Appalachia" will be held from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. An educator for 51 years, Appleby is an instructor in the Wofford College Lifelong Learning Program and has taught local and Appalachian history at the Spartanburg County Historical Association.
This February 21st event will start at 5:30 and will include an hour long presentation followed by a wine and cheese reception at the PPG headquarters located at 301 E. South Street in Union. To register for this experience, please call 843-427-2556.
Upcoming Events at PPG
Tuesday, April 23rd (10:00 AM - 12PM)
"Earth Day Celebration"
PPG welcomes Palmetto Pride and local elementary students for the special day of celebrating our natural world. We will also learn special tips on how each of us can become better stewards of our land and waterways.
Click below to donate or to make a tribute gift in honor of or in memory of a special individual.
Thursday, March 21st (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM)
"Healthy Choices for Diabetes"
PPG welcomes health educator, Jamie Lawson, from Healing Springs Health Center to talk about healthy choices for diabetes. Alhough this is a free event, we require that you register ahead of time due to limited seating. Please call us at 864-427-2556 to reserve your spot today!
Saturday, April 27th (6:00 - 8:00 PM)
"Fireflies in the Garden"
This is our annual fundraiser to benefit the Piedmont Physic Garden. This old fashioned garden party will feature drinks and heavy hors d' oeuvres from Two Samuels as well as live chamber music performed by members of the Union County High School orchestra. Funds for this year's party will go towards our new handicapped accessible amphitheater, which will greatly enhance our programming efforts in the community. Please click below to purchase your ticket online.
Saturday, January 26th (10:00 am - Noon)
"Plant Journaling 101"
Have you ever seen someone's Materia Medica online and thought “Wow! That would be beautiful if only I could draw” ? Are you not even sure what goes into a Materia Medica? Come out for an afternoon of learning and fun with Jennifer Galbrath of Meadowlark Farms. We will use a new technique to make our Materia Medica where no artistic abilities are required!!
Skills and concepts covered:
1) Learn what a Materia Medica is and why it is important to have one and use it!
2) Use a plant press to preserve your finds and properly document!
3) Learn how to properly store your information.
4) Learn how to responsibly harvest plants and herbs
Click below to schedule an appointment to visit the garden during the spring and summer seasons.
The Piedmont Physic Garden is a non profit botanical garden in Union, SC, that exhibits medicinal plants and herbs and their historical and contemporary significance.
301 E. South Street Union SC 29379