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    LaGrange, Georgia

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    Jacksonville, Florida

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    Franklin, Tennessee

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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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Smith Farm and SGHS
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Featured Image: Smith Farm, the farmhouse. Photograph courtesy of Atlanta History Center. The August-September issue of Garden & Gun includes an article entitled Harvesting History, written … Read More

Heirloom Watermelons
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Grappling with the hot, sultry days of summer leads many Southerners to find respite lying beneath a ceiling fan on a screened porch, swimming in a … Read More

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