Garden & Gun Features Historic Winston-Salem Gardens

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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 to visitors in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Garden & Gun usually covers private gardens, but Lotz wanted to highlight public gardens as a creative way to cover travel in the South for garden lovers. During the pandemic, it worked out well to bring her mom Janice for some outdoor time together.

The Whole Okra: A Seed to Stem Celebration, by Chris Smith

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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 and farming. Living in Asheville, North Carolina, Chris has gathered and grown more than 150 named varieties of this superfood and stored them at a local climate-controlled seed storage facility.

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

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