Arboretum Events


    Building a Better World,
    One Botanical Garden and Arboretum at a Time

    A Virtual Presentation
    Thursday, September 17, 2020
    7:00pm EST via Zoom

    Lasseigne photoThis year’s SCC School of Horticulture’s Arboretum Adventures welcome Todd Lasseigne, PhD. executive director of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Theodore, Alabama. 

    Todd is a highly respected horticulturalist and public garden leader, holds horticultural degrees from University of Louisiana at Layfayette, the University of Georgia, and North Carolina State University. Early in his career, he was awarded the Martin McLaren Horticulture Scholarship from the Garden Club of America, which he used to study gardens, garden history, plant diversity, plant conservation, and horticulture in the United Kingdom. He has undertaken plan expeditionary work in China, the Republic of Georgia, Mexico and much of the US. Before joining Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Todd has shared his talents at the Tulsa Botanic Garden in Osage County, Oklahoma, the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden in Kernersville, NC and the JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh. He has visited more than 450 gardens during his career.    

    The evening’s virtual presentation will be interactive, engaging, educational and FUN! 

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  • Bellingrath Gardens and HomeThanks to our Sponsors!

    The Arkwright Foundation
    Dr. Lawrence E. Roël
    Mike and Lilly Kohler
    W. P. Law, Inc.
    The Oops Company
    Spartanburg Men's Garden Club
    Ms. Julia Burnett
    Stan and Paula Baker
    Larry and Anne Flynn
    The Noble Tree Foundation
    Southern Heritage Farm
    Roger and Marianna Habisreutinger
    Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve
    Schneider Tree Care Inc.
    Roebuck Wholesale Nursery & Landscaping Inc.
    LandArt Design Group Inc.

    Sponsorship Opportunity Levels

    Southern Magnolia: $2500

    • (2) $250 SCC Tuition Vouchers
    • (2) $200 gift certificates to SCC s Fall Plant Sale
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    White Oak: $1000

    • (2) $100 gift certificates to SCC’s Fall Plant Sale
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    Sugar Maple: $500

    • (2) $50 gift certificates to SCC’s Fall Plant Sale
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    Dogwood: $250

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