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  • To provide a diverse selection of native plant material and selective ornamentals for the enjoyment and education of the University of South Carolina Upstate students, staff, faculty, alumni, and the surrounding community.
  • To provide a beautiful landscape with native trees, open vistas and intimate garden settings.
  • To develop a vision for tomorrow’s visitors and to invest in the environment for future generations.
  • To provide a map for visitors, to label and to promote the existing and future plant collections.
  • To provide walkways and waterways for the visitor’s enjoyment and appreciation.
 Arbor Day
 Arbor Day Speaker

Arbor Day 2015

Tickets available soon!

Thank you to our sponsors: 

QS1  Spartanburg
Roebuck Eastside Westside Eye Center
Oakland House
Lawrence E. Roël, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S

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Parris Logo

Additional sponsors:
Linda Cobb Graphic

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 Spartanburg Garden Club Council

Monty Kirby State Farm Agency
Jane and Jim Bagwell
Spartanburg Men's Garden Club
Delaine and Blaine Childress
Anne and Larry Flynn
Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve
SCC Horticultural Department

Gunter's Gardens
Southeastern Printing
ennifer and Rusty Washburn
USC Upstate Foundation

University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
phone: (864) 503-5209

Bea Walters Smith 
(864) 503-5235

USC Upstate Foundation is the 501(c)3 charitable organization of the University of South Carolina Upstate.