John Kessler

Garden Variety

A Southern Literary Garden

Author Emily Whaley’s Charleston garden lives on

In the Garden

A Secret Southern Garden

A jewel box garden in Raleigh, North Carolina

Home & Garden

Two Centuries of Julep Cups

A Kentucky couple put their antique julep cups to good — and frequent — use

City Portrait

Atlanta: Meet the Locals

Four standout citizens building a better Atlanta

City Portrait

Atlanta’s New Hot Spots

Discover what’s new in the Big Peach


Field Trip to the Farm

Stay overnight at South Georgia’s White Oak Pastures for a true taste of life on the farm


Lofty Ambitions in Downtown Savannah

Ben Carter’s vision to reinvent Broughton Street district revolves around the building he now calls home


Artist in Residence

How event designer Keith G. Robinson revived an antebellum estate in the heart of rural Georgia


Dressing the Part

A breakout Georgia designer finds inspiration in her Southern roots


A Charming Atlanta Bungalow

Designer Barbara Westbrook makes the most of every square foot in her just-right-sized home

Food & Drink

Rise & Dine: The South’s Best Breakfast Joints

Whether you’re craving corned beef hash, quail and eggs, or just need a hangover cure––stat––we’ve scoured the South for the best places to get the day started right


A Private Reserve

One man’s passion for Kentucky’s whiskey-soaked history


Natural Southern Pearls

An Atlanta designer embraces the uncommon allure of the South’s natural pearls


Betsy Eby’s Fire Works

Blowtorched canvases evoke the rhythm and flow of nature

Made in the South

Pie Safe

With reclaimed wood, hand-punched tin, and a lot of love, a Georgia couple brings back the pie safe

In the Garden

Bluegrass Roots

A Louisville couple’s yearlong quest to restore an Olmsted Brothers––designed landscape to glory


Patchwork Plantation

Designer Rebecca Vizard assembles an eclectic sanctuary in the Delta


Raising Cane: Georgia’s Richland Rum

A Georgia microdistillery shakes up the rum trade


A Southern Restoration: Cabin Fever

For thirty years one couple has poured labor and love into the restoration of four antebellum dwellings near Madison, Georgia


Buried Treasure

In the Southern Appalachians, wild ginseng faces a shadowy future