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Todd Dorlon Looks Back at a Favorite Landscape Project

Landscape designer Todd Dorlon reflects on a favorite project and why it continues to endure. The “Pineapple House,” located on Mountain Brook’s Surrey Road and aptly named because of its...

Create Your Own Backyard Pollinator Garden

Bring some buzz to your garden with native plants ideal for attracting pollinators. Bees, butterflies, moths, hummingbirds, and other pollinators are drawn to bright blooms and the delicious nectar they...

Spring is upon us!

Add texture to your early garden with these Southern perennials. We asked the Horticulturist team at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens to share their favorites. It’s time to start planting! Polygonatum...

Winter Greens

We stepped inside Diana Jones’s backyard garden and greenhouse to learn about the best ways to keep your garden going in the winter months. One look at Diana Jones’s backyard...

Making it Bright

Cotton & Quill may be best known for the bright ebullient patterns and colors in its fabrics and wall coverings, but owner and creative talent Mary Catherine Folmar also...

From Flowers to Artwork: Buffy Hargett Miller’s Guide to Creative Living

It doesn’t take much to stir Buffy Hargett Miller’s imagination. A color in nature or a pretty roll of ribbon is enough to ignite a creative musing that allows...

Antiques at the Gardens — The Art of the Home Panel

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1 Bill Brockschmidt, Courtney Coleman, Stan Dixon, Keith RobinsonModerator: Hadley Keller, Director of Editorial, Design Leadership NetworkSponsored by Christopher Collection and Christopher Architecture and Interiors Bill Brockschmidt and Courtney...

17th Annual Antiques at the Gardens

September 28–October 1, 2023 The Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens will celebrate the 17th Annual Antiques at the Gardens (AATG) this fall. Presented by O’Neal Industries and featuring design sponsor...

Backyard Sophisticate

Landscape designer Todd Dorlon creates a backyard escape with distinct areas for enjoying outdoor living at its finest. When Lois and Ingrum Bankston bought their home, the backyard could best...

A Walk in the Birmingham Botanical Gardens

More than two dozen specialty gardens comprise the nearly 70 acres that make up the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Explore five of our favorites. Southern Living GardenDesigned by Southern Living magazine,...

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