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Jefferson's Garden Book turns 250!

Detail from page 1 of Jefferson's Garden BookHappy Birthday, Garden Book! On March 30, 1766, Jefferson wrote, "Purple hyacinths begin to bloom" at Shadwell, initiating a 50-year journal of his gardening hopes, observations, successes and failures.

Monticello's Curator of Plants, Peggy Cornett, and Monticello guide Bill Bergen introduce this wonderful resource.

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