Where to See the South’s Best Camellias

Brave the chilly temperatures and meander through some of the South’s top spots to see the “winter rose” this year


Mum’s the Word

Fall’s favorite bloom flourishes throughout the South, particularly at one historic Alabama home

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In the Garden

The Art of Espalier

A deeper look into Peter Thevenot’s artful orchard


Funky Flower: DC’s Big Bloom

For the first time in three years, one of the largest flowers in the world is blooming at the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory.

Natural Wonders

Natural Wonders: The Green Gang

Meet the planters, designers, preservationists, and community leaders nurturing the landscape of the South

Arts & Culture

Brilliant Blooms: See the Dahlias in North Carolina

Detour-worthy dahlia destinations in Western North Carolina

In the Garden

A Backyard Education

Blooming where you are planted

Garden Variety

A Southern Mountain Garden

A revival landscape in Highlands, North Carolina

Garden Variety

A Southern Kitchen Garden

A vegetable bounty at Cumberland Island’s Greyfield Inn

Garden Variety

A Sprawling Public Garden

Restoring a 1920s Houston garden back to its original splendor

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


Olmsted’s Southern Stand

How the father of landscape architecture left his final fingerprints on the South


A Vintage Garden Bench Guide

Scroll through our inspiring roundup of vintage garden benches from all manner of eras


Special Delivery: Southern Antique Roses

Not all roses are created equal

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In the Garden

Inside A Parterre Garden

Walk the grounds of this Alabama garden


How Hope Bloomed From a Hurricane: The Katrina Rose

How the Peggy Martin Rose became a symbol of inspiration for the Gulf Coast

Arts & Culture

The Caladium Capital of the World

Celebrate the plant’s deep-rooted Florida history in Lake Placid

Arts & Culture

The Master Gardener’s Sketchbook

John Coykendall’s beautiful journal details the everyday struggles and joys of tending gardens on Blackberry Farm’s 4,200 rolling acres


Botanical Prints: Six Books For Plant Lovers

From floral eye candy to handy instructional guides, these books will delight anyone who loves plants