Pearl Fryar’s Living Legacy Continues

The treasured South Carolina artist and topiary gardener now trains an apprentice


Beautiful Bulbs to Plant Now for a Spectacular Spring

A new mail-order resource offers gorgeous flowers

Home & Garden

Azaleas Worthy of an Encore

Created by an inventive Louisiana horticulturist, these season-defying plants burst with color nearly all year


Seed Picks for Your Southern Garden

Editors, gardeners, and readers share the tiny kernels of history they’re planning to plant


Give Bees a Chance

Southerners know pollinators are a garden’s best friends


Seven Standout Southern Nurseries

For help planting a paradise at home, go where the wild things grow


The Tradition of Southern Victory Gardens

Digging in the dirt is a Southerner’s longstanding duty

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A Garden Tour of Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Hillwood Estate

An inside look at the Washington, D.C., home of the General Foods titan and socialite


Fall Bulbs for Spring Blooms

Shop for interesting flowers to plant now for a spectacle come spring

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


Keep Your Favorite Camellias Growing Forever

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

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Stroll through Bunny Mellon’s Virginia Garden

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


Bunny Williams on Boxwoods

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


The South’s Most Spectacular Topiary Garden

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


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


Must-See Spring Garden Tours

Swing open the gates to some of the South’s most stunning public and private floral sanctuaries during four upcoming tours


Party Al Fresco: Inside a Tropical Garden

Summers in Mississippi spark a fiesta-ready Mexican paradise


Cultivating Harmony in a Mountain Garden

A serendipitous collaboration unites the quirky facets of a home in North Carolina