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Eudora Welty's Garden

1119 Pinehurst Pl, Jackson, MS 39202-1812
+1 601-353-7762
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It's a quick "tour." We were there in lily and daisy season. Lovely sprays of color in an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
For "Cereus" people

I concur with the reviewer who commented the ideal is to tour the garden AND the home. The gardens... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
wendy S
Nebraska City, Nebraska
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The restored gardens of this deceased Mississippi writer.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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1119 Pinehurst Pl, Jackson, MS 39202-1812
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a quick "tour." We were there in lily and daisy season. Lovely sprays of color in an intimate enclosed green space. Well groomed with a few places to sit and be harmonious with the spirit of Eudora.

Thank oxforddoc
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I concur with the reviewer who commented the ideal is to tour the garden AND the home. The gardens were the delight of Eudora, but the creation was primarily by her mother, Chestina. The gardens have been restored to the period when they were in...More

Thank wendy S
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I was here entirely by accident! Drove to see the home on a recent trip and they were having an event. Gardens and house were open. In the spring the flowers are all in bloom. It is an informal garden with lots of camelias and...More

Thank cockers2luv
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Lovely little garden walk you can attend anytime without cost (I think). Viewed the house, too, which was lovely. The gardens are peaceful and enjoyed imagining Eudora with her friends enjoying the gardens and "little house".

Thank mississippimuse
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Normally this is closed on Sunday, but I arrived when there were having an event so it was opened. The garden has been maintained as Eudora had it in her time. It isn't that large, but pretty.

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I got to experience the beauty and aroma that the author experienced...Magnolias, rose, and herbs were growing. Also inspected the playhouse her brothers used to use as a club..Should be made part of the tour

Thank Marta E
Reviewed 6 February 2015

It is a beautifully designed and crafted garden, marvelously restored to 1940s period when the writer's mother "had things pretty much the way she wanted them." I have visited many more impressive home gardens, but the Welty readers will all attest to the impact of...More

1  Thank Etranger2all
Reviewed 3 November 2014

This is one of my favorite places to go, particularly on a spring day when the spring flowers are in bloom. It is in our neighborhood and is really special.

Thank PoorAggie
Reviewed 11 June 2014

The tour includes the house and garden. They have very cool bookmarks in the gift store. Our guide was well informed and pleasant

Thank Kidpoow
Reviewed 9 June 2014

It was raining the day we were there, so we saw the garden only from the windows and the side porch, but it looked like it was a small gem. For garden enthusiasts, book time to see this while visiting the house.

Thank VVMJ
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Sharon M
11 June 2015|
Response from mdavp |
Welty books, a wonderful book about the garden restoration, ornaments, etc