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Tour a Shade Garden in Charleston

Grande dame of the garden Patti McGee shows HGTV editor Felicia Feaster around her South Carolina walled garden, the perfect illustration of how to make shade beautiful.

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The Sound of Relaxation

The soothing sounds of flowing water in this charming water feature accent longtime gardener Patti McGee's exquisite shade garden in the heart of Charleston. McGee's spectacular garden has been featured in Charleston's annual garden tour "Behind the Garden Gate," a partnership between Spoleto Festival USA, Garden Conservancy Open Days Program and the Charleston Horticultural Society.

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Succulent Bed

Stones and succulents add color and texture to this Charleston walled garden water feature.

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The In Crowd

Shelter plants inside in containers and then arrange them in informal groupings outdoors when the weather heats up. Charleston gardener Patti McGee has chosen a predominate color theme of jade to give a sense of harmony to her containers.

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Sensational Succulents

Succulents are often the centerpiece in Charleston gardener Patti McGee's charming container arrangements.

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