Historic Plants from Monticello

Landscape your yard and garden with historic plants from Thomas Jefferson’s own gardens.

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Pick your favorite historic plants from the gardens of Thomas Jefferson.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia — Apart from Thomas Jefferson’s famed Monticello gardens, he also maintained several other farms, one of them being Tufton Farms that is now the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants. Every Saturday between April 1 and May 27, Charlottesville visitors have the opportunity to pick up a piece of history at the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants. Begin with a tour of the gardens to find your favorites, and afterwards visit the nursery to get expert advice on plant maintenance.

Go to www.Monticello.org for more information.