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Fall Open House, Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants

Jefferson's Tufton Farm
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Fall is the perfect time for planting and the Monticello nursery will have a wide range of trees, shrubs, perennials, and bulbs for sale; overstock items will be discounted. Enjoy guided garden tours and ask our knowledgeable nursery staff your gardening questions.  Download the 2018 Fall Open House Program »

Plant Sale!

  • Perennials, roses, trees, shrubs, and bulbs - ALL plants 20% off. Plus $1 and $5 plants.
  • Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards’ Fall Tree Sale - $5 and $10 trees and shrubs

Learn about "Bulbs as Companion Plants" from renowned bulb expert Brent Heath. Whether you are planning to plant bulbs in a fresh, newly prepared empty garden, or whether you are adding them to an already existing one, this talk will have the answers for you! With exquisite slides illustrating the talk, you will be introduced to the best of the best...the right bulbs for the right spots. You'll learn how to combine bulbs with perennials, annuals, ground covers, flowering shrubs, and even vegetables to create just the feeling you want to generate for four seasons in your garden. After seeing and experiencing this talk, you'll leave with information and inspiration to produce a garden that you, your neighbors and friends will enjoy all year.

Brent will also be on-hand to demonstrate the best techniques for planting bulbs in containers for beautiful living flower arrangements.

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Brent Heath is a naturalist, an author, a photographer, a speaker, a daffodil hybridizer and a gardener and because of achievements in all of these areas of expertise, has won many gold medal awards from various organizations in the horticultural industry.  One of Brent’s greatest joys is sharing his love of all things natural in the world and inspiring people of all ages and experiences to look at the world around them in a different, eye-opening way.  He has helped them understand how to take care of the earth for the next crop and/or for future generations.  He has given lectures and shared knowledge with gardeners in every state except North Dakota and Hawaii.  His plans for the future are to continue to play in his garden and care for the earth while encouraging others to do the same!

Event At A Glance:
At least 2 hours

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