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Gardens

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In the Garden

The Art of Espalier

A deeper look into Peter Thevenot’s artful orchard

Travel

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

Gardens

Olmsted’s Southern Stand

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

Gardens

A Vintage Garden Bench Guide

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

Gardens

Special Delivery: Southern Antique Roses

Not all roses are created equal

20 Slideshow

In the Garden

Inside A Parterre Garden

Walk the grounds of this Alabama garden

Gardens

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

Books

Botanical Prints: Six Books For Plant Lovers

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

Drinks

A Summery Bourbon Cocktail

Herbs, peaches, and bourbon come together in this riff on an old-fashioned

In the Garden

The Caretakers

How a Georgia couple keeps the legacy of an Athens landscape alive and blooming