CLEMSON — Fall is a colorful time and Clemson University’s South Carolina Botanical Garden is ready to teach people how to welcome fall with seasonal colors in their landscapes.

Come learn how to welcome fall in to your landscape during a fall gardening symposium, Nov. 3 at the South Carolina Botanical Garden.

Learn how to welcome fall in to your landscape during a fall gardening symposium Nov. 3 at the South Carolina Botanical Garden.
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A fall gardening symposium is scheduled to be held in the Botanical Garden from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 3. Several speakers are on the agenda, including noted plantsman and author Jenks Farmer, who will talk about his book, “Deep Rooted Wisdom.” In it, Farmer addresses the need to take back gardening from marketing companies and return to traditional organic gardening.

The symposium features other speakers, including Clemson horticulturist Millie Davenport, who will speak about pollinator gardens. Other Clemson horticulturists scheduled to speak are Barbara Smith, who will talk about seasonal color in landscape, and Cory Tanner, who will talk about including easy to care for fruits in landscaping with fruits.

The cost for the program is $80 and includes lunch, snacks and a tour of the Botanical Garden. Participation is limited to 20 participants. For information and to register, contact Sue Watts at 864-656-2836 or watts9@clemson.edu.

Several events are scheduled to be held in the Botanical Garden this fall. For a full schedule of listings, go to Garden Events, or http://bit.ly/2dfsSCt.

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