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8,000 Bulbs for a Beautiful Spring!


When do you get ready for spring?  At Monticello, our flower gardeners are at it October through December every year, planting 8,000 bulbs to ensure a beautiful bloom season.

Tulips at Monticello
Tulips were the most frequently mentioned plants in Jefferson's records. Monticello's Curator of Plants, Peggy Cornett explains how prominently they featured in the lives of Jefferson and his family.​


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