Join us as we welcome summer in the South with our annual issue dedicated to the joys of outdoor living. We’ve filled these pages with ample inspiration for seasonal revelry in the open air—from bright and colorful bouquets and stunning tablescapes that take cues from alfresco surrounds to grand gardens and destinations brimming with natural beauty. Journey with us to Alabama’s Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge, the next stop in our Waterfront Escapes travel series, and get a glimpse of vibrant Tupelo, Mississippi. Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in elegant style with an outdoor luncheon and a spotlight on couture hats for the occasion. Relish fare influenced by vivid bounty and cherished traditions with a menu featuring favorite heirloom recipes and a roundup of delectable jams and spreads that sing of the carefree, sun-soaked days of summers past.