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Cool Plants for Hot Days

Sweltering summer heat doesn’t have to mean the demise of a beautiful garden. Follow these planting tips from resident garden expert John Floyd to ensure an abundance of blooms all season long.

The Defining Style of Troy Rhone

An iconic cottage on a busy corner in Mountain Brook realizes its fullest potential thanks to owner and garden designer Troy Rhone and architect Bill Ingram.

7 Gardens to Visit this Summer

Summer is the perfect time for a good road trip! Here are seven beautiful gardens to visit and enjoy Alabama’s bounty of flora and nature.

Expert Summer Gardening Tips

Jon Culver of Sweet Peas Garden Shop in Homewood offers his expert advice on creating a beat-the-heat summer garden that will look beautiful all season long.

Gardening Tips for Summer 2019

Whether you are planting your favorite blooms or experimenting with something new, you’re sure to have success with these tips from our resident garden expert.

Make the Most of your Spring Garden

By following this timeline from gardening expert John Floyd, you’re sure to reap plenty of color in your spring and summer garden, along with an abundance of delicious fresh vegetables.

Natural Evolution

Under the hands of some of the area’s best designers, a 32-year old garden in Shook Hill is now enjoying one of its brightest chapters under the watchful eye of landscape architect John Golightly Wilson.

Winter Whites

For gardeners, the colder months seem to last forever as they anticipate spring days spent outdoors cultivating colorful blooms. But according to garden expert John Floyd, year-round gratification is attainable.

Creating Floral Beauty

Huntsville-based floral designer Charlotte Wessel has found her gift and uses it to the delight of those around her. Where some see an empty ceramic pot, Charlotte sees a vessel, ready to be filled with the beauty of her garden, no matter the season.

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.

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