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.
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
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
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