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.
Peggy Cornett is the Curator of Plants at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, where she has worked for more than 38 years. She holds degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University... Read More
Garden & Gun Senior Editor CJ Lotz attended the Restoring Southern Gardens and Landscapes Conference in Old Salem in 2017. That weekend visit made her want to write about the wealth of public gardens available... Read More
A native of the UK, seed saver, permaculturist, and writer Chris Smith is obsessed with okra. He is the executive director of the Utopian Seed Project, a crop-trailing non-profit working to support diversity in food... Read More
Cornelia Oberlander, pioneering landscape architect and visionary, dies at 99 years. Although her long career was centered in Canada, Oberlander was an inspirational environmentalist for the … Read More
Magnolia Mound’s Kitchen Garden has been a project of the Louisiana Master Gardeners of Baton Rouge for over 15 years. It has seen many changes in those years, the most recent of which is a... Read More
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