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Gardens

In the Garden

Taming a Wild Kentucky Landscape

A Lexington couple tap a celebrated designer to create their dream garden—and his

Food & Drink

Secrets of a Southern Tomato Garden

Tips and tales from a prize-winning backyard gardener

Gardens

The Botanical States of America

A new exhibition at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C., recreates some of the South’s most beloved gardens in miniature

Gardens

Floating An Idea

Bowls of water keep quick-to-wilt gardenias going

Gardens

The South’s Rare Water Lily Is Ready to Bloom

Cahaba or “shoal” lilies appear from Mother’s Day to Father’s Day in Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina

In the Garden

Lilies with a Legacy

A humble Southern bulb finds new respect, thanks to a Carolina plantsman

Arts & Culture

Macon’s Blooms Are Back

After two years of lackluster blossoms, the Georgia city expects to once again be the pinkest place on the planet

Conservation

Boxwood Blues

A Virginia nursery fights back against a blight wiping out one of the South’s most beloved plants

Southern Accent

A Winter Floral Arrangement

When life gives you lemons…turn them into a fruitful bouquet

Gardens

Keep Your Favorite Camellias Growing Forever

A simple propagation technique—plus patience—ensures a favorite Southern flower will bloom on

Gardens

The Southern History of the Poinsettia

A primer on the favorite holiday bloom

In the Garden

Meet the King of Camellias

For forty-plus years, a Charleston horticulturist has nurtured historic camellias—including what’s most likely America’s oldest

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Gardens

Stroll through Bunny Mellon’s Virginia Garden

An exclusive look inside one of the South’s most fabulous secret gardens

Gardens

Giant Hogweed: A Gardener’s Nightmare

An invasive plant that “makes poison ivy look like a walk in the park” has been found in Virginia

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Gardens

Inside Columbia, South Carolina’s Historic Hampton-Preston House

Gardens

Non-Invasive Wisteria 101

Why native wisteria is a friend in the Southern garden

Gardens

Bunny Williams on Boxwoods

The distinguished designer’s five tips on how to bring year-round architecture to a garden

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Books

See Inside Some of Georgia’s Greatest Gardens

Seeking Eden, a new book and exhibit at the Atlanta History Center, highlights historic gardens throughout the Peach State

Gardens

The South’s Most Spectacular Topiary Garden

Bring on spring with designer Bunny Williams at Ladew Topiary Gardens’ annual festival

Gardens

Martha Stewart’s Southern Flower Style

In her new book, the world-renowned hostess shows how to create gorgeous arrangements with favorite blooms from her gardens