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Blog Archive: October 2013

Read what Monticello staff members and guest authors have to say about Jefferson, Monticello, and how they experience Jefferson's experiment every day.


Cutting the perennial Blackberry Lily, which Jefferson called "Chinese Ixia"
Thomas Jefferson, planter of 330 different vegetable varieties and celebrated today as “America’s first foodie,” was also passionate about growing ornamental flowering plants, both native and exotic, in the gardens at Monticello. Writing to his granddaughter, Ann Cary Randolph, from Washington in...More >>
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