Gardens

Digging History

A closer look at Carnton Plantation's garden in Franklin, Tennessee

August/September 2012

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Carnton Plantation in Franklin, Tennessee

photo: Caroline Allison

Ornamental borders surround vegetable squares

photo: Caroline Allison

A welcoming Kieffer pear arch

photo: Caroline Allison

A sago palm among a sea of hydrangea

photo: Caroline Allison

photo: Caroline Allison

Justin Stelter shapes one of the trees that lines a walkway

photo: Caroline Allison

photo: Caroline Allison

photo: Caroline Allison

A side view of the gardens lining the walkway to the Carnton Plantation

photo: Caroline Allison

Stelter at Carnton Plantation

photo: Caroline Allison

Sheared cedars and an espalier Kieffer pear arch behind a sago palm

photo: Caroline Allison

Orange daylily and smooth hydrangea line a gravel walkway

photo: Caroline Allison

A surviving Osage orange

photo: Caroline Allison