Lowcountry Master Gardener Meetings

Lowcountry Master Gardener 2018/2019 Meetings

Membership Meetings


LMGA Upcoming Membership Meetings & Speakers

Date/Time Location Speaker Topic

January 2020

1/16/ 2020




Honey Horn

Hilton Head Island.



Andrew Ahmann – Owner Southern Marsh Nursery, Bluffton

BA Washington State – Turf grass Management, Certified Pro Designer, Certified Arborist

Members may visit Honey Horn camellia gardens at no charge.



Pruning small trees including crepe myrtles, selecting the best pruning tools.




March 2020


9:30 am


Lowcountry Presbyterian Church, Bluffton  


Victoria Bergensen – Lowcountry Master Gardener

Member BGC,  SC Botanical Garden Native Plan Studies Certification, Completed Climate Reality Leadership Training, Master Flower Show Judge

Garden Design with Native Plants
May 2020


9:30 am


Lowcountry Presbyterian Church, Bluffton  

Kristin Marshall Mattson – Environmental Educator – Spring Island Trust

BS from Stetson – Environmental Science & Biology, Master’s Degree interdisciplinary ecology with a focus in Botany.

Plant ID Techniques
September 2020


9:30 am


Lowcountry Presbyterian Church, Bluffton LMGA President to conduct meeting featuring area coordinator presentations and upcoming events and plans for 2012. Annual Business Meeting,  Plant Swap, and LMGA Officer Election


November 2020


9:30 am


Lowcountry Presbyterian Church, Bluffton  


Vicki Bertagnolli – Clemson Consumer Horticultural Extension Agent in Aiken, Master Gardner Coordinator

MS in Entymology and BS Wildlife Sciences- Auburn University. A self professed “bug geek”, Vicki has extensive background in insect identification and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Regularly appears on “Making it Grow”.




Pests of the Lowcountry


Common Flying Insects of the Lowcountry




Meeting arrangements may change due to weather or other events.

Always check current LMGA emailed announcements

                                        LMGA Board Meetings

                                Clemson Extension Center

Meetings will be the second Monday in January, March, May, Sept. Nov.

First meeting-January 13, 10:00

March 9, 10:00

May 11, 10:00

September 14, 10:00

November 9, 10:00

Please mark your calendars