American Classic Tea has been growing tea here since 1987. (32.61805, -80.18511)
It is spring and the tea plants are turning green. Harvesting will begin later in april when new top growth reaches 3 to 5 inches in height.
This one of kind harvester will give the tea plants a hair cut harvesting the soft new leaves that will make a flavorful cup of tea. The new growth is repeatedly cut every 15 to 20 from April to October. Tea plants are productive for hundreds of years.
It will be 5 years before these seedling will be productive plants
Headed for Folly Beach
Even though it is spring break, the windy cool weather drove people from the beach. (32.6439, -79.96253)
Old wood jetty build in a useless attempt to stop beach erosion. "Resistance is futile"
We found a great meal at the Lost Dog. (32.65732, -79.94266)
The Shrimp and Grits was wonderful . (menu)