Mississippi Gardens

Jackson: Eudora Welty House and Garden

Jackson, Mississippi Eudora Welty House and Garden For the Pulitzer Prize winning Southern writer Eudora Welty, her roots were in her garden. Originally designed by her mother in 1925, Welty mentioned the family garden behind their Pinehurst Street home often in her works, including The Optomists Daughter and One Writer’s Beginnings, her autobiography. The Eudora […]

Picayune: Crosby Arboretum

Picayune, Mississippi Crosby Arboretum The Native Plant Center serves as the focus of Arboretum activities and development. Additionally, the Arboretum manages over 700 acres in seven associated natural areas. The vast assemblage of carefully selected and protected lands nurtures over 300 species of indigenous trees and shrubs as well as wildflowers and grasses found in […]