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1730–1799
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'Tennis Ball' Lettuce growing in Monticello's Vegetable Garden
After inspecting the shops on Mulberry Row, Jefferson might have toured his gardens and farms. The vegetable and fruit gardens lay just south of Mulberry Row and were surrounded by a ten-foot high wooden (or "paling") fence. Designed to keep deer and other foragers out, the boards were placed "so...
Overview of Fruits at Monticello Jefferson's fruit gardens provided "precious refreshment" and served as part of his garden laboratory where he grew over 150 varieties of 31 of the finest temperate species of fruit. The Site of The Fruit Gardens Monticello's fruit gardens consisted of two orchards...

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