There are roses and then there are heirloom roses. We recommend a few varieties worthy of the likes of Mary Washington and Empress Josephine. These roses will take you back in time. more »
April 2004 issue
You’ll be carried back to mint julep plantations where you can rent a cottage, a kitchen or the whole thing. Plus recipes for Eastern Shore clams, Virginia’s two hottest college baseball pitchers, Malaysia, fashion at the Tides Inn, heirloom roses, beautiful Robin Hill, and Pavilion 9. Learn about the people that make Virginia what it is—from a 98-pound Alexandria woman who is hot dog eating champ of the world to an Afghan war hero in Newport News, from the inspiring Blue Ridge mountains to historic Williamsburg, from the Cumberland Gap to the ponies of Chincoteague.