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SC Farmers’ Market’s Plant & Flower Festivals Underway in April

Today is the unofficial end of winter at the farmers market. This is the day that plants and flowers really start to show up and the festivals start at all three state markets.

South Carolina Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers:

“We will kick it off in Florence next weekend and many plan their planting around these. Florence is our oldest and its at the Pee Dee Market – Thursday to Sunday. Then onto Columbia and finally in Greenville.

There are our regular vendors but we also have many that are only here during these shows. And they come back to us every year.

These festivals are free parking and free admission. There is lots of food and all kinds of master gardeners to help you pick out the plants that will work best.

More information – “'

A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.