Lowcountry: Plant Sale Pre-order Instructions and List

Members will be able to pre-order plants between Tuesday February 23 and Sunday February 28.  If you are not a current member, you will need to join on or before Monday February 22 to participate in this pre-order.  You can do so online at https://scnps.org/scnps-membership

Here is the list of available plants for members only to pre-order for the Spring 2021 plant sale.  Place your order by emailing Sydney Taylor at [email protected]  Please put “Spring Native Plant Order” in the subject line, and include your full name and phone number in the message.  If someone else will be picking up your order, please include that information too.

For each plant ordered be sure to include:

  • Common and botanical name of plant (variety if applicable)
  • Size of pot
  • Quantity

There is a minimum of 10 plants per order, and a maximum of 25 plants per order.  A maximum of 20 orders will be taken.  Within two weeks of placing your order, you will receive an email from Sydney Taylor confirming the order and stating the total cost.  Note: quantities are not guaranteed.  Orders will be filled on a first come, first-served basis.  If we reach a maximum capacity, we will stop taking new pre-orders.

You will be able to pickup your pre-ordered plants at Roots and Shoots Nursery (1108 Wappoo Road, Charleston SC, 843-633-1429) from Saturday, March 27 to Friday, April 2 during open hours which is 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday- Friday and 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.

Cash or checks made out to “Roots and Shoots Nursery” will be the only payment methods taken.

If you are not able to pick up your order between these dates and times and make payment by cash or check please do not place an order!  To pay for your plants at pick-up please bring cash or a check made out to “Roots and Shoots Nursery” for the total cost stated in Sydney’s confirmation email.


Lowcountry 2019-2020 Grant Opportunities

The Lowcountry Chapter is pleased to offer two opportunities for grant funding during the 2019-2020 program year.  For the first time, we will be dividing project types into school projects (up to $500 maximum award) and community projects (up to $1,000 maximum award).  Please review the criteria below and contact Mary Conley with any questions or submissions.


Green Drinks with SCNPS!

Presenters: Sharleen Johnson, Kim Morganello, Jeff Jackson

Free and open to the public.  Food and drink will be available for purchase.  Please RSVP on our Eventbrite link below so we can get a head count!  A 20-minute presentation will begin at 6:15 pm, with networking, info table, and door prizes before and after.  Join us as we share information about South Carolina’s delightful diversity of native plants and help more people appreciate the vital role native plant species play in the health and sustainability of our natural ecosystems.  Charleston Green Drinks meets the 3rd week of the month at various locations, with a different environmental organization hosting each month.

Go Native: Garden for a Wild Life with the SC Native Plant Society

Lowcountry: Spring 2019 Plant Sale list

Saturday, March 16, 9 am – 12 noon

(SCNPS Members can start shopping at 8:30; volunteers can shop at 8:15.)

Charles Towne Landing parking lot, 1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston 29407

We have a great selection of native plants with many hard-to-find species — colorful perennials, shrubs, trees, grasses, ferns and edibles. Cash, check, or credit card accepted. Admission to the plant sale is free. If you wish to explore Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, please pay admission in the Visitor Center.

Exact quantities and species may change prior to the plant sale; we will do our best to keep this list accurate.  If you have other questions, please contact Eddie Bernard ([email protected] or 843-270-1112)