• Hilltop Arboretum
    Baton Rouge Louisiana

  • George Washington's Mount Vernon
    Mount Vernon, Virginia

  • Carnton Plantation
    Franklin, Tennessee

  • Swan House Gardens, Atlanta History Center
    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Bellingrath Gardens and Home
    Theodore, Alabama

  • Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden
    Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Charleston Horticultural Society
    Charleston, South Carolina

  • Bellamy Mansion Museum of History & Design Arts
    Wilmington, North Carolina

  • Hills & Dales Estate
    LaGrange, Georgia

  • Eudora Welty House and Garden
    Jackson, Mississippi

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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Sketchbooks and Gardens
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It was during a year abroad in the Netherlands that I first started to carry a sketchbook. It was a transitional period for me. Around the … Read More

Remembering Joel Fry
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Joel Fry, curator of Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia, died on March 21. Joel spoke at our SGHS annual meeting in Jacksonville in 2018.   Joel studied the … Read More

Winter Injury to Plants
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Will my shrub/tree/herbaceous perennial “come back” (survive the 2022-23 winter injury)? It’s a question I’ve been asked frequently–a simple question with a complex answer. Most plants … Read More

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