The Kitchen Garden at Magnolia Mound – by Camm Morton

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Magnolia Mound’s Kitchen Garden has been a project of the Louisiana Master Gardeners of Baton Rouge for over 15 years. It has seen many changes in those years, the most recent of which is a new shed for our tools and equipment. The funds for the new shed came from BREC.

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

Magnolia – Summer 2020

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Within the pages of the Southern Garden History Society’s lastest publication of Magnolia, you will be delighted to find articles such as: Stratford Hall:  An Early … Read More

SGHS Welcomes a New President – Perry Mathewes

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Perry Mathewes is the deputy director, museum operations and director of gardens at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, VA. He oversees the stewardship the museum facilities, historic structures, seven acres of formal gardens and almost 500 acres of grounds including a historic Civil War battlefield. Perry has more than 30 years of experience in the museum and public garden field. Previously he was education program manager and interim director of education and communications for Norfolk Botanical Garden.

SGHS Welcomes Officers and Directors

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We welcome the following officers and directors of SGHS and know they will lead us forward with strength and wisdom. Our new president, Perry Mathewes, shares, “I am looking forward to serving as the next president of the SGHS. I am fortunate to follow in the footsteps of many great leaders for this organization and hope to continue the tradition of service they exemplify. As we move ahead in uncertain times, I know this group will continue to find ways to come together to explore and share the gardening traditions of many great Southern gardens and gardeners.”