Southern landscapes run the gamut from small cottage gardens to grand estates, with everything in between. Whether you live in the Carolinas, or the Deep South, with the right inspiration, a little gardening know-how and some hard work, you can have the garden of your dreams. Check out the examples below to get ideas for your own Southern garden.
My Garden: Frost in the ValleyA stunning late-season garden in a valley of the Appalachian Mountains, in North Carolina, has profuse plantings of dahlias, asters, salvia, and more.
Vince Dooley's GardenUniversity of Georgia's famed football coach is passionate about two things: football and gardening. In our Q & A, he talks about his biggest gardening challenge.
Edibles at the Atlanta Botanical Garden Responding to its constituents' obsession with local and sustainable food, the Atlanta Botanical Garden transformed a former parking lot into an edible garden with cutting-edge style.
Grasses as Container PlantsHere against a varied backdrop of settings at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art in Nashville, Tennessee, are examples of grasses, sedges and rushes.
Pearl Fryar's Sculpted TreesIn Bishopville, South Carolina, you'll find Pearl Fryar and his unique 3-plus-acre garden with its 400-some odd topiary plants.
Longue Vue in New OrleansDesigned by Ellen Biddle Shipman and considered to be one of her most intact works, Longue Vue is a destination garden when visiting the Big Easy.