Edit Module Edit Module

Article Archive

Archive: Gardens - Farms + Produce, Gardens - Gardening

Title Issue
A Not-So-Secret Garden

A Not-So-Secret Garden

Photographer Joe De Sciose has spent the last year capturing the splendor of Jim Scott’s garden on the shores of Lake Martin. This summer, writer Christiana Roussel spent a day with the modern-day Renaissance man and found herself equally enchanted with the artist and the classically-inspired, whimsical space he has created.

September/October 2018
Q&A: Jamie Pursell, Leaf & Petal

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.

July/August 2018
Well Positioned

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.

May/June 2018
Profile: Donaldson Landscape & Design

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.

May/June 2018
Garden Presence

Garden Presence

Working within the framework of a 1920s garden, designer Rob Garrard restored this landscape to its original grandeur while infusing his own fresh style.

May/June 2018
Verdant Revival

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.

March/April 2018
A Garden for All Seasons

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.

September/October 2017
Classical Reflections

Classical Reflections

July/August 2017
Out of the Ordinary

Out of the Ordinary

May/June 2017
Living Legacy

Living Legacy

March/April 2017