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Roses at Bellingrath Gardens: Best pruning practices

Linda Guy, longtime Rosarian at Bellingrath Gardens and Home, will lead a session on "Raising Roses" on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. as part of the Winter Wednesdays series. Here are her tips on pruning roses in winter.…

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Camellias, “the aristocrat of Bellingrath Gardens”

By Tom McGehee, Museum Director of the Bellingrath Home Bellingrath Gardens is known for its beautiful blooming seasons in spring and summer, but its camellias are the true hallmark of winter. When Bessie Bellingrath and architect George B. Rogers were…

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Winter Wednesdays start January 6 at Bellingrath Gardens

Even during the cold season, Bellingrath Gardens is filled with blooms and beauty! Gulf Coast residents and visitors are invited to join us at our 2016 Winter Wednesdays series in January and February for sessions on gardening, history and more.…

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The “Chrysanthemum Wedding” of 1906

  By Tom McGehee, Museum Director of the Bellingrath Home Bellingrath Gardens and Home has been known for its spectacular November chrysanthemum shows for decades. That celebration of autumn would have a special meaning to Walter and Bessie Bellingrath, who…

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Cast in Iron: Ornamentals in Bellingrath Gardens and Home

By Tom McGehee, Museum Director of the Bellingrath Home Visitors to Bellingrath Gardens and Home may not notice the many examples of Victorian iron work gracing pathways and terraces. These pieces celebrate many of the same decorative motifs found on…

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