• Hills & Dales Estate
    LaGrange, Georgia

  • Live Oak Tree
    Jacksonville, Florida

  • Carnton Plantation
    Franklin, Tennessee

  • Bellingrath Gardens and Home
    Theodore, Alabama

  • Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden
    Charlotte, North Carolina

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Magnolia – Winter 2021
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The latest Magnolia publication featuring Mount Vernon’s very own Dean Norton is now available.  If you are a member, your beautiful printed copy will be arriving … Read More

COVID Disbands the Choir
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Something happened around the first of May and the fog began to lift as well as my spirit and the entries and their titles in my journal. “Yucca Earns its Name-Bright Edge,” “Spreading Goodness,”  “Small... Read More

Landslide 2020: Women Take the Lead
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For years the contributions of American female landscape architects have been recognized, but perhaps never so poignantly as now. During months of lockdown and pandemic-related upheaval, many people across our country have rediscovered the joys... Read More

The Curious Cushaw
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The holiday dinner menu was classic American - turkey, cornbread dressing, cranberry sauce, yams, various green vegetables, congealed salad, freshly toasted salted pecans, and the family favorite cushaw made sweet and scrumptious with sugar,... Read More

Peggy Singlemann Receives Award
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The Richmond, Virginia-based public media program “Virginia Home Grown” recently received a Silver Telly Award for a unique “Tips from Maymont” segment on pond plants. The … Read More

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