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Monticello's West Lawn

A brief overview of the layout of Monticello's West Lawn with images and a map.

 

Winding Flower Border

The winding walk on Monticello's West Lawn was systematically bordered by narrow flower beds.

 

Oval Flower Beds

The oval-shaped beds are major elements of the Monticello flower garden.

 

Flower Gardens Today

The restored oval beds and roundabout borders are a highlight of any visit.

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Featured Blog Posts
by Chad
A couple of years ago, while I was on my way up to a meeting at Monticello, I was walking by one of my favorite blooming trees, the Mimosa Tree, and saw a woman lying on her back motionless with her...More >>
by Anna Berkes
Just received: The Art and Science of William Bartram , by Judith Magee (published in a gigantic and gorgeous edition by my alma mater, Pennsylvania State University , in association with the Natural...More >>
by Monticello
Cary Fowler, American agriculturalist and the former executive director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust and current senior advisor to the Trust, spoke at the 7th annual Heritage Harvest Festival,...More >>
by Monticello
In 2012, Joel Salatin, author and third generation alternative farmer of Polyface, Inc., was a featured speaker at the annual Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello . He returned the following year...More >>
by Monticello
Steve Bender was a featured speaker during the Heritage Harvest Festival's Grand Preview Dinner on September 6, 2013. As Senior Writer at Southern Living Magazine, he has been writing about gardening...More >>
by Lily Fox-Bruguiere
Maintaining your garden in the summer months can require serious determination and stamina, especially here in Virginia where the high temperatures, humidity, mosquitos, ticks, and chiggers conspire...More >>

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