Spring Wildflower Walks

MARCH 30 and APRIL 4, 18, 20 - Enjoy botanical treasures on guided hikes through the woodlands and riversides of Monticello's property.

Tulip Season

APRIL - Visit during peak tulip blooming season for amazing outdoor photo ops.

Historic Landscape Institute

JUNE 16-21 - Join expert gardeners at Monticello and the University of Virginia for a unique educational experience in the theory and practice of historic landscape preservation.

Fall Open Houses at CHP

SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER - Every year the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants (CHP) hosts two fall plant sales, offering a variety of flowers, trees, shrubs and seeds for purchase. Dates TBD

Latest "A Rich Spot of Earth" Podcasts

Greenhouses, Historic and Modern

The crew from Gardens and Grounds here discusses Monticello's modern, historic, and unrealized greenhouses, and share tips and techniques for caring for your plants during the winter.

Planting History

Bring heirloom seed varieties from Monticello’s Center for Historic Plants to your garden and yard. Shop our online catalog, or visit the Shop at Monticello in person, for a wide variety of flowers, fruits, and vegetable seeds.