David DiBenedetto

Editor's Letter

From the Editor: The Sounds of the South

Our music issue and more great tunes on the “back porch”

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From the Editor: A Texas Whirlwind

A warm visit to the Lone Star State—plus our special Texas issue

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From the Editor: Good Reads

A few thoughts on great Southern reads—and announcing our upcoming book club

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From the Editor: Making a Wild Difference

Celebrating the folks on the front lines of conservation

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Restoring an Heirloom Dutch Oven

Knocking the rust off salvaged cast-iron

Arts & Culture

About G&G’s June/July 2022 Cover

Musician and fly fisherman Woody Platt casts just outside Asheville

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From the Editor: A Backyard Pollinator Paradise

The first few steps in turning a typical backyard into a wildlife oasis

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From the Editor: Fifteen Years of G&G

Remembering where we’ve been—and looking forward to where we’re headed

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From the Editor: An Oyster Tradition

Gathering by the fire and making memories at a beach house built for family

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From the Editor: A Weekend in Cashiers

Reveling in great friends, food, and the outdoors during our annual Garden & Gun Society Gathering

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From the Editor: Looking After Loggerheads

A small team monitors a critical nesting habitat for loggerhead sea turtles

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A Toast to an Old Friend

Memories of good times and great Bloody Marys


Asheville Calling

Remembering the ultimate road trip—and looking ahead to new adventures

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A Room of Our Own

Transforming a little-used space into a favorite spot in the house

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Yearning for an Escape

Looking ahead to the joy of much-needed getaways

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Remembering Our Friends

Saying goodbye to a few G&G stalwarts—and looking forward to a brand-new year

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Ready for a Close-Up

Inside our cover shoot, and a few tricks from a photographer with a nose for dogs


The Hunt for Pokeweed

The true story of the foraging behind the photo


For the Best Trout Fishing, Follow Your Nose

The simple tip every Southern angler should know

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Looking Forward

Finding hope— and promise—in the backyard