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Now that spring has sprung it’s time to check out the wonder and magic of the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Imaginary Worlds, showcasing 28 giant topiarylike structures that are bigger and better than ever with nine new characters joining the cast of topiary characters that have been repositioned and refreshed. Along with the new exhibit the […]

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Before dinner on Friday night we toured — for our very first time — the Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. This spectacular holiday light show, open nightly until January 4, is a fun way to get into the holiday spirit. It features 30 acres of both indoor and outdoor displays (including inside the conservancy) created with a million […]

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Do you find yourself looking for a bigger-than-life experience to have in Atlanta whether you have a date or house guests for the weekend? Then look no further than our own downtown backyard as the Atlanta Botanical Garden showcases the Imaginary Worlds: Plants Larger than Life from May through October. It’s 19 monumental mosaiculture —the […]

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Carving a Great Pumpkin

Chefs Carve Out Pumpkins at Atlanta Botanical Garden 1

On October 25th you can see some of the area’s chefs compete in the Great Chefs of Atlanta Pumpkin-Carving Contest that would make even Charlie Brown a believer in a great pumpkin. Armed with whatever it takes to create the most artistic sculpture out of giant pumpkins, six chefs will be given 30 minutes to carve out […]

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With a Southern Twist is all about good living in today's South. A true Southerner, the author's passions include food, home design, travel, restaurants, shopping, and entertaining. It is a fun blog about one of her most beloved regions of the country, shared through personal experiences.