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June Gardening Chores and Tips

Maintain the mowing height for fescue lawns at three inches. Try to mow frequently enough to remove no more than one-third of the blade at a time.

Call Before You Dig

Landscaping projects can involve some major digging – a terrace, retaining wall, drainage lines, even planting a large tree. Before you bring in the trenching or excavating equipment, do you know where all your utility and water lines are? Even a mattock or shovel can sever a cable.

A honey bee in a bright yellow sunflower.

Bees and Beekeeping in Spartanburg

Honey bees play an important role in Spartanburg County’s environment and South Carolina’s economy. Honey bees add millions of dollars statewide to the value of fruit, vegetable, and seed crops.

The exterior of a lively event at Chapman Cultural Center.

Free Things to Do in Spartanburg

In Spartanburg, there is no shortage of fun and free things to do, whether you’re moving to the city or just passing through for a relaxing vacation.