Southern Style

Cast-Iron Everything

Embrace the South’s favorite medium—beyond the skillet—with these stylish finds

Photo: Kate Sears

From top:  Elevate trailing vines and flowers with hanging iron orbs from A Rustic Garden ($50–$90;; enliven the patio with a Roma outdoor chair by Alabama’s Summer Classics, crafted from lightweight, rustproof aluminum with the patina—but without the likely corrosion—of aged wrought iron ($1,470–$1,876;; or refresh the porch with this mix of iron plant containers from Terrain (flared urns, $48–$148, and pedestal, $68;


Photo: Kate Sears

Give your family and friends an old-fashioned ring for a meal with this lovely cast-iron bell from Carolina Pine Country Store ($35;


Photo: Kate Sears

Clockwise from top: Build your cast-iron collection in the kitchen with a trivet, such as this one by Le Creuset ($75;; a grilled-cheese iron from Cabela’s ($18;; a corn pone pan by Lodge Cast Iron ($30;; a spice grinder from Frieling ($39;; and a biscuit pan by Louisiana’s King Kooker ($37;

This article appears in the August/September 2020 issue of  Garden & Gun. Start your subscription here or give a gift subscription here.