I am a SCNLA Certified Professional Nurseryman, A Charleston County Master Gardener, founder/past president of the Lowcountry Fruit Growers Society and an active member and president of the Coastal Carolina Camellia Society. I am known as "The Citrus Guy" in the MG and horticultural world here. I currently have 51 different varieties of Citrus in my yard, all in containers. I am also an Exotic Tropical Fruit buff, growing things many people have never heard of. If you ever have any questions about the material in my Blog or have a problem you would like me to look into, diagnose or possibly write about, send me an e-mail to: [email protected]



  • The Citrus Guy

    I started this blog as a means to extend the Master Gardener Mission of education. I enjoy teaching and this blog will be educational, sometimes funny, and hopefully always inspirational.


  • OH, Ziziphus!


    There is a fruit that I am have been in search of for some time now. I have planted seeds and they never germinated. I have finally located a tree and it is on... Read more

    Posted on 01 August 2011 GARDENING
  • Beware the Resistance

    WARNING: THIS WILL BE AN INTENSE DEEP READI was reading an article the other day from the University of Florida about Citrus Greening and the insect that spread... Read more

    Posted on 24 July 2011 GARDENING
  • Serious Cereus

    Serious Cereus

    Everybody needs a helping hand at times, right? What if you do all of your important stuff at night and there are very few people around? That is kind of the... Read more

    Posted on 10 July 2011 GARDENING
  • Boring


    Here in my part of the world, gardens have kind of slowed down a touch, due to the extreme hot weather. In other parts of the country, gardens are pretty much i... Read more

    Posted on 03 July 2011 GARDENING