A Rich Spot of Earth: Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden at Monticello

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Any visitor at Monticello will notice the thoughtfulness of the gardens, a very deliberate effort made by experts and historians to restore the vegetable garden to Thomas Jefferson's original heirloom plants. Monticello's gardens continue to influence culinary, garden, and landscape history of the United States even today. With nearly 200 illustrations, let this book inspire you and take you back to the 1700's when the first seeds were planted, to the horticultural experiments of Jefferson's retirement years, to modern day restoration.