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The Vegetable Garden

The Site of the Vegetable Garden

The 1,000-foot long garden terrace served as both a source of food and an experimental laboratory.

 

Jefferson: The Scientist & Gardener

Jefferson grew 330 varieties of more than 70 different species of vegetables, precisely recording the details of their growth.

 

19th-Century Vegetables & Cultivation

Jefferson employed the latest gardening practices and grew many varieties that have since become unfamiliar.

 

The Vegetable Garden Today

The restoration is both a snapshot of the typical garden of the day and an expression of Jefferson's ambitious planting schemes.

 

Frequently Asked Questions about the Monticello Vegetable Garden

A list of general facts about the Monticello Vegetable Garden.

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