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    Theodore, Alabama

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    Charlotte, North Carolina

The Southern Garden History Society is a group of enthusiasts and professionals that fosters and shares scholarly research about our historic gardens, cultural landscapes, and horticultural history through educational programs and publications. We celebrate the beauty and diversity of the South’s historic gardens and encourage their preservation and restoration so they may enrich the lives of others.

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2022 Winter (Vol. XXXIV, no. 3)
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Photo credit: “Washington as a Farmer at Mount Vernon,” by Junius Brutus Stearns, 1851. The Winter 2022 issue of Magnolia features recent landscape restoration efforts underway in the … Read More

New Society Business
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Due to the Covid pandemic, Southern Garden History Society has not been able to meet in person since 2019 when we met in Birmingham, Alabama. The … Read More

In Print
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The Northwest Gardens of Lord & Schryver, by Valencia Libby | Oregon State University Press, 2021 | Published in cooperation with the Lord & Schryver Conservancy … Read More

Garden Club of America Awards
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Feature image courtesy of Thomas Jefferson Foundation The Southern Garden History Society extends a hearty “congratulations!” to Peggy Cornett and Judith B. Tankard for being awarded … Read... Read More

Robert Hicks 1951-2022
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Robert Hicks, who sat on the Board of Directors of the Southern Garden History Society, died at home near Franklin, Tennessee, on Friday, February 25, 2022. … Read More

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