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A Tennessee Gardener’s Hydrangea Sanctuary

How the slow-blooming flower finally turned the head of Leo McGee

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Tabasco’s Other Treasures

On Avery Island in Louisiana, curious camellia hunters unravel generations of botanical mysteries

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The Magic of Moss

A Western North Carolina hideaway where mysterious moss enchants everything it touches

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Taming a Wild Kentucky Landscape

A Lexington couple tap a celebrated designer to create their dream garden—and his

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Lilies with a Legacy

A humble Southern bulb finds new respect, thanks to a Carolina plantsman

Conservation

Boxwood Blues

A Virginia nursery fights back against a blight wiping out one of the South’s most beloved plants

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Meet the King of Camellias

For forty-plus years, a Charleston horticulturist has nurtured historic camellias—including what’s most likely America’s oldest

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For the Love of Dahlias

In the hills outside Asheville, a husband-and-wife team cultivates a three-acre dreamscape devoted to a mountain flower

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Between the Hedges with Vince Dooley

Hall of Fame football coach, athletic director… master gardener? How the University of Georgia legend found a second love on the turf around Athens

10 Slideshow

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A Family Heirloom Garden

Finding countryside charm in Maryland

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The Long View

High in the mountains of Kentucky, a young garden designer adds his signature touch to a landscape decades in the making

13 Slideshow

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Inside A Kentucky Mountainside Garden

A young garden designer adds his signature touch to a landscape decades in the making

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An English Garden with a Texas Twist

A Dallas landscape architect reinvents his garden, marrying English traditional with Lone Star tough

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The Orchard Artist

How self-taught Tennessee gardener Peter Thevenot became one of America’s preeminent experts in the art of espalier

15 Slideshow

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The Art of Espalier

A deeper look into Peter Thevenot’s artful orchard

Garden Variety

A Southern Literary Garden

How a family and a community came together to preserve a cultural landmark in Virginia

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Field to Vase

A thriving crop of Southern floral designers are bringing homegrown style to the table

20 Slideshow

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Inside A Parterre Garden

Walk the grounds of this Alabama garden

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An Alabama Living Legacy

A remarkable Birmingham garden stands as a tribute to the equally remarkable woman who created it

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Rare Breeds

In a tucked-away Virginia greenhouse, two longtime enthusiasts cultivate a passion for heirloom orchids