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Planting for Festival of Flowers

At Bellingrath Gardens and Home, planning for the Festival of Flowers exhibit, now in its 22nd year, starts about a year ahead of time. Following the conclusion of each year’s Festival of Flowers weekend, we begin preparation for next year’s…

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Fooling Mother Nature

By Dr. Bill Barrick, Executive Director If there is one bulb associated with spring, it would definitely be the tulip. Although the bright blooms make their garden appearance during the spring, the growing, harvesting and forcing process takes almost a…

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Country Gardens Fall 2014 “Mum’s the Word”

In fall of 2014, Better Homes and Gardens' special interest publication, Country Gardens, featured Bellingrath Gardens' annual Cascading Mum Display. Bellingrath's Cascading Mum Display  requires months of meticulous detail and hard work and results in the largest outdoor display of chrysanthemums in the country.…

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