The 1,000-foot long garden terrace served as both a source of food and an experimental laboratory.
Jefferson recorded 330 varieties of more than 70 different species of vegetables grown at Monticello.
Jefferson implemented the latest gardening practices and the Monticello garden hosted many varieties that have since become unfamiliar.
A list of general facts about the Monticello Vegetable Garden.
The restoration is both a snapshot of the typical garden of the day and an expression of Jefferson's ambitious planting schemes.