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Land to Lodge: Building the Bellingrath Home

By Tom McGehee, Museum Director of the Bellingrath Home The elegant Bellingrath Home was created from very humble beginnings: A former fishing camp on Fowl River, built in the early 1890s. The 10,500-square-foot Home was completed in 1936. As we begin our year-long…

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Protecting pollinators in your garden

Bellingrath Gardens and Home welcomed Harvey Cotten, author of "Easy Gardens for the South" and the former Chief Operating Officer of the Huntsville Botanical Garden, as the guest speaker for our July 15 Wonderful Wednesday program. Here is a synopsis of…

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Adding a tropical look to your garden

By Dr. Bill Barrick, Executive Director We are fortunate to be living in a climate that allows us to grow tropicals in our Mobile gardens. The addition of tropical plants to any landscape brings an element of the exotic by…

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