The Piedmont Physic Garden is an independent, unaffiliated horticultural institution in Union, South Carolina. Our botanical garden is home to our expanding collection of ornamental plants as well as to plants with historical medicinal uses, many hailing from the Piedmont and Southern Appalachian corridor. Although we do not have regular business hours, we schedule tours for individuals and groups during the spring and summer seasons. Click on the green circle (see above) to make an appointment to visit the garden. We look forward to seeing you!
The Piedmont Physic Garden is passionate about exhibiting and promoting ornamental horticulture as well as educating our community on the positive impact that plants have on our daily lives. We offer workshops, internships and garden tours for individuals and groups such as schools, garden clubs, church groups, summer camps, civic associations etc. during the spring and summer seasons. Contact us today to arrange your visit!
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID -19 pandemic, PPG has suspended all indoor educational programs until further notice.
The Piedmont Physic Garden will host the third Environmental Art and Music Festival on Saturday, April 22nd in downtown Union. This community vibrancy initiatve celebrates Union County's natural beauty and resources. Last year's event included a Main Street Art Stroll, a Vendor Village, art and nature exhibits, a Kids Zone, live musical performances., a fashion show at the Union County Arts Council featuring designs from Jackie Rice Garrett as well as free garden tours of the Piedmont Physic Garden. We want to thank South Carolina artists Sudi Dressler and Betsy Parke for their live plein air painting demonstrations and Tom Mullikin for his conservation talk in the garden. Be sure and check out our Events Page for updates as we roll out festival plans for 2023!
The PPG blog is your source for the latest news from the Piedmont Physic Garden. We post about educational workshops as well as the many plants that make their home in the garden. In addition, we look forward to updating you about our exciting new plans for our expanded shaded garden, our new amphitheater and our new English-styled topiary garden along the Church Street corridor.
As a non-profit organization, the Piedmont Physic Garden relies on the support of our community. Please consider donating your time, funds, or your expertise to support us as we grow.
Your support is appreciated. We accept checks, stock gifts and online donations through Network for Good, our online financial partner. Please click on the green highlighted link here.
Your tax deductible gift supports:
1) PPG's educational programs
2) PPG's Summer Internships
3) PPG's ongoing garden expansion
PPG is located in historic downtown Union and is part of South Carolina's Olde English Tourism District. We invite you to schedule an appointment to visit us during the spring and summer seasons. Please note that we participate in the American Horticultural Society's Reciprocal Admission Program, which is a network of more than 320 horticultural institutions across North America. Click on the green button above to schedule a garden tour.
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