• Hills & Dales Estate
    LaGrange, Georgia

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    Jacksonville, Florida

  • Carnton Plantation
    Franklin, Tennessee

  • Bellingrath Gardens and Home
    Theodore, Alabama

  • Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden
    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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Oakland Cemetery’s Summer Bulbs
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Late July inevitably guarantees heat, humidity, and afternoon thunderstorms across the South. Atlanta’s Oakland Cemetery still has plenty of colors to be appreciated by anyone willing … Read More

Elizabeth Lawrence Gardens
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Elizabeth Lawrence (1904-1985) is one of the South’s best-known garden writers. Her book, A Southern Garden: A Handbook for the Middle South (University of North Carolina … Read More

38th SGHS Annual Meeting
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From April 22nd to 24th, Society members convened in Alexandria, VA, to participate in the 38th annual meeting. This meeting is the fourth time visiting George … Read More

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

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