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Blog Posts by Lily Fox-Bruguiere

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


Figure 4. Léonie Bell Rose Garden at the Center for Historic Plants; Champneys’ Pink Cluster is the tallest rose on the right side of the image. (Click for a larger image.)
In my family, when it comes to plants named after people, we can't help but speak about them as if...More >>
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Maintaining your garden in the summer months can require serious determination and stamina,...More >>
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Cutting the perennial Blackberry Lily, which Jefferson called "Chinese Ixia"
Thomas Jefferson, planter of 330 different vegetable varieties and celebrated today as “America’s...More >>
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Pruning a Double Musk Rose in early March.
Are you looking for ways to get back in the garden again after a long, cold winter spent indoors?...More >>
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Rain garden in mid-October at the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants.
The promise of increased rainfall during the autumn months, in addition to major weather events...More >>
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Okra flower
Vegetable gardens are sprouting up everywhere, thanks to a renewed interest in fresh, locally-grown...More >>
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