Join veteran landscape designer and Dream Yards host Jane Waldrop as she travels to “The Classic City” for a once-in-a-lifetime visit with a college football coaching icon, Coach Vince Dooley and his wife, Barbara, on a tour of their amazing backyard gardens.


From the Gridiron to the Garden

Although Coach Dooley’s outdoor living space inspiration began while leading his Georgia Bulldogs to 200+ from 1964–1988, he notes being “bitten by the horticulture bug” in a UGA classroom after his coaching days were over.

Since then, Coach has amassed the most diverse collection of rare plants Dream Yards has ever toured.

Whether a visit with the Dooleys begins on their front porch, pool or back veranda, there’s no question where it’ll end: in Coach’s backyard garden—where there’s always something in bloom!

While Coach’s favorite Dream Yard area is unquestionably his garden, his wife Barbara lives to spend time with her family on the Dooleys’ spectacular back porch area.

Now that you’ve had a taste, what will your dream yard look like?

Watch the video above to tour Coach Dooley’s garden!


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