Gardens

Antiques at the Gardens 2018

The 12th annual Antiques at The Gardens returns to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens with plenty of inspiration from some of the country’s most renowned designers, writers, floral designers, architects, and tastemakers.

A Not-So-Secret Garden

When a tornado leveled much of his property on the shores of Lake Martin, Jim Scott created a classically-inspired, whimsical space that continues to evolve and captivate.

Q&A: Jamie Pursell, Leaf & Petal

From its humble beginnings as a simple houseplant shop established in 1974 in Mountain Brook Village, Leaf & Petal has grown into a lifestyle brand with three locations that serve up pretty home accents, items for elegant living, and of course, gorgeous plants.

Well Positioned

Creatively using a narrow lot to his advantage, architect John Carraway designed a French cottage with a seamless flow between house and garden.

Profile: Donaldson Landscape & Design

With an approach that is both classic and timeless, Brent Donaldson generates more than just enviable curb appeal—he creates spaces for real living.

Verdant Revival

Renewing the grounds and terraces of a vintage Spanish Colonial Revival manor in Mountain Brook, garden designer Kelly Hulsey gave it a lush setting for alfresco living in keeping with its elegant yet relaxed style.

Garden Presence

Overgrown gardens are often full of surprises. Beneath spindly hedges, there’s usually a trove of heirloom plants, remnants of paths and walls, and a...

A Garden for All Seasons

"Listen to the Land," a hardcover coffee table book featuring one of Birmingham’s most outstanding private gardens, is an engaging, informative, and poignant memoir of Louise Agee Wrinkle and the 30 years she spent tending her family’s home in Mountain Brook, Alabama.

Classical Reflections

Landscape architect David Brush extends the refined style of this Tuscaloosa home to the outdoors.

Out of the Ordinary

Blending the vibrant and serene with a touch of the exotic creates an unexpected tableau in a quiet Mountain Brook neighborhood.

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