In the full swing of spring, Hilton Head can be glorious to behold. Property caretakers have taken the town’s commitment to nature very seriously and done wonderful things to the surroundings. Some of these Lowcountry gardeners are extremely talented and have cultivated community gardens with immaculate precision. The result is a town full of some of the most beautiful gardens you can imagine. If you are planning your vacation for this spring, be sure to check out a few of the local favorites. Or if you are a resident of the area, come join the fun!
Located in Long Cove with an active garden club, this garden features built-in irrigation, raised garden beds, and communal tools. If trees are your passion, the community garden also has an orchard to try. Don’t worry about the deer – this one has a fence to protect your patch of heaven.
Managed by volunteers in the Spring Island area, Waterfall Farm covers six and half acres of farmland that primarily produces all the fruits and vegetables that the land can offer. Members get their pick of the crops first, and then Spring Island residents are encouraged to take what they’d like.
Head over to Moss Creek for a butterfly garden that has gone above and beyond its original intent. The beauty of this garden is hard to match. The Moss Creek Nature Club works hard to keep this collection in tip top shape. Visitors will be treated to sights of hummingbirds, honeybees, flower beetles, moths, and many other pollinators amidst the luscious lavenders, daisies, coneflowers, sunflowers, and more!
If you are a resident of the area, put your creativity to work! The colors and arrangements of the flowers bloom in these Lowcountry community gardens are sure to keep visitors smiling throughout their stay and coming back for more. If you are a Hilton Head visitor, come see what we can do.