year in review
Garden & Gun’s Top Photos of 2023
A look back at fifty of our favorite shots from the pages of the magazine this year
Stone crab claws and whole fried lane snapper at Key Largo Fisheries.
Chuck Charnichart, one of the best brisket cooks in the Lone Star State.
Maverick, a mighty Texas longhorn from Fort Worth.
An inviting Bee’s Knees at Julep in Houston.
Photo: NICK KELLEY
A white-tailed deer at the East Foundation’s El Sauz Ranch.
Wildlife scientist Abe Woodard with Lexi.
James Powell, the East Foundation’s director of communications, quail hunting at San Antonio Viejo Ranch.
A weathered saddle at the East Foundation’s San Antonio Viejo Ranch, in Hebbronville, Texas.
Jason Isbell, photographed at the Mockingbird Theater in Franklin, Tennessee.
The Long Hello cocktail.
Larkin Poe sisters Rebecca (left) and Megan Lovell, with her signature slide guitar, photographed outside of Nashville.
Presenting the South’s hottest guitar heroes.
Carl “Buffalo” Nichols tunes up in his studio.
A fishing boat in the waters off Soufriere, Dominica.
“Pump” Laville opens a coconut to serve guests at his farm deep in the jungle of Dominica.
A half rack of ribs with sides at Captain Stan’s Smokehouse in Woodbine, Georgia.
Peering through a gate linking two churchyards at St. Philip’s cemetery in Charleston.
Inside the Birmingham loft and studio of artist William Rushton.
Young campers raft Idaho’s Snake River as part of the On River Time program.
Hauling in a brown trout.
ABC News journalist and Georgia native Deborah Roberts.
Lucinda Williams with her custom-made electric guitar.
Photo: ROBBY KLEIN
Marianne Eaves amid barrels of aging Forbidden bourbon.
Stan Mieloch, of Captain Stan’s Smokehouse in Woodbine, Georgia, with a half rack of ribs.
Photo: NICK KELLEY
Guide Winston Kingman casts near the mouth of Margot Creek in Alaska’s Katmai National Park and Preserve.
Chef Rob McDaniel’s warm banana pudding.
Photo: CHRISTINA and DAVID FRANUSICH
A portion of Travis Milton’s 450-pair Air Jordan collection, displayed on a barn at Nicewonder Farm & Vineyards in Bristol, Virginia.
A stack of benne seed pancakes from Vern’s in Charleston.
Game-day wings slathered in a Cheerwine-based barbecue sauce.
Cheetie Kumar’s refreshing summer cocktail.
Dennis Quaid with Peaches, his English bulldog.
Peaches and Quaid lounge by the pool.
Farmer-florist Dee Hall in her Norfolk, Virginia, garden.
Jennie L. Stephens, photographed in the historic Cherry Hill Classroom in Moncks Corner, South Carolina.
The Utopian Seed Project’s Chris Smith.
Sid, an English springer spaniel, ready for action in southern England.
A Belizean rum sour.
A peek into the pantry of Hillery Head’s home on Lake Martin, Alabama.
James Knight with his Irish wolfhounds at Ireland’s Ashford Castle.
A successful day at Martha quail plantation in Tallahassee.
Biologist Mike Chamberlain holds a wild turkey feather.
Photo: WILLIAM HEREFORD
A falcon’s-eye view of the main house on Glanusk Estate in South Wales.
Boat restorer Win Turner sails on Mobile Bay along the Fairhope, Alabama, shoreline.
A 1954 GMC pickup in Essex County, Virginia.
Foraged boxwood and Russian olive garlands, entwined with scarlet ribbon, dried pepperberry, and preserved orange, grapefruit, and lime slices, deck the west parlor’s mantel.
Shed antlers and foraged greenery decorate a pop-up bar on the back of Mr. Anderson, a restored 1954 GMC pickup.
Jumbo lump crab mayonnaise, topped with trout roe, at Marcel in Atlanta.
Sarah Paulson kicking up her Larroudé heels in West Hollywood, in a Prada sweater and skirt.
Waves crash on the seawall at Rincón’s Tres Sirenas Beach Inn in Puerto Rico.
A lively nighttime streetscape in Old San Juan.