by Kathy Woolsey
Volunteers with the Friends of McLeod planted 10 antique roses in the formal garden designed by Loutrel Briggs sometime in the 1930’s.
The group has been studying Briggs landscape plans and decided on planting Hybrid Musk Rose which were introduced during the 1920’s. Brigg’s plans call for azaleas, roses but no cultivar or colors are mentioned. Earlier this spring volunteers planted azaleas and boxwoods in the garden.
Kathy Woolsey is a Staff Writer and Photographer for the Bugle and a Commissioner at the James Island Public Service District.