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The Resource A rich spot of earth : Thomas Jefferson's revolutionary garden at Monticello, Peter J. Hatch ; foreword by Alice Waters

A rich spot of earth : Thomas Jefferson's revolutionary garden at Monticello, Peter J. Hatch ; foreword by Alice Waters

Label
A rich spot of earth : Thomas Jefferson's revolutionary garden at Monticello
Title
A rich spot of earth
Title remainder
Thomas Jefferson's revolutionary garden at Monticello
Statement of responsibility
Peter J. Hatch ; foreword by Alice Waters
Title variation
Thomas Jefferson's revolutionary garden at Monticello
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of Jefferson's vegetable garden, which has been painstakingly restored by the author, from the artichokes and asparagus first planted in 1770 through the horticultural experiments of Jefferson's retirement years
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
Dewey number
635
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A rich spot of earth : Thomas Jefferson's revolutionary garden at Monticello, Peter J. Hatch ; foreword by Alice Waters
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Thomas Jefferson's revolutionary garden. "A rich spot of earth" ; Building the garden ; The garden and its people ; The culture of the garden ; The garden restored, the garden today -- Fruits, roots, and leaves : a catalog of selected Monticello vegetables. Fruits : artichokes to tomatoes ; Fruits : beans and peas, Jefferson's "pulse" ; Roots ; Leaves -- Appendix 1. Vegetables mentioned in Thomas Jefferson's Garden Book, correspondence, and memoranda -- Appendix 2. Sources for historic and heirloom vegetables
Dimensions
24 x 27 cm.
Extent
263 p.
Isbn
9780300171143
Isbn Type
(clothbound : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011038043
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
A rich spot of earth : Thomas Jefferson's revolutionary garden at Monticello, Peter J. Hatch ; foreword by Alice Waters
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Thomas Jefferson's revolutionary garden. "A rich spot of earth" ; Building the garden ; The garden and its people ; The culture of the garden ; The garden restored, the garden today -- Fruits, roots, and leaves : a catalog of selected Monticello vegetables. Fruits : artichokes to tomatoes ; Fruits : beans and peas, Jefferson's "pulse" ; Roots ; Leaves -- Appendix 1. Vegetables mentioned in Thomas Jefferson's Garden Book, correspondence, and memoranda -- Appendix 2. Sources for historic and heirloom vegetables
Dimensions
24 x 27 cm.
Extent
263 p.
Isbn
9780300171143
Isbn Type
(clothbound : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011038043
Other physical details
col. ill.

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