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By Peter J. Hatch,Alice Waters

Were Thomas Jefferson to stroll the grounds of Monticello at the present time, he could doubtless think absolutely at domestic within the 1,000-foot terraced vegetable backyard the place the very greens and herbs he favourite are thriving. generally and painstakingly restored below Peter J. Hatch's awesome path, Jefferson's distinctive vegetable backyard now boasts an identical medley of vegetation he enthusiastically cultivated within the early 19th century. The backyard is a residing expression of Jefferson's genius and his fairly American attitudes. Its impression at the culinary, backyard, and panorama background of the us maintains to the current day.

Graced with approximately two hundred full-color illustrations, "A wealthy Spot of Earth" is the 1st booklet dedicated to all features of the Monticello vegetable backyard. Hatch courses us from the asparagus and artichokes first planted in 1770 during the horticultural experiments of Jefferson's retirement years (1809–1826). the writer explores themes starting from exertions within the backyard, backyard pests of the time, and seed saving practices to modern African American gardens. He additionally discusses Jefferson's favourite greens and the loads of sorts he grew, the half-Virginian half-French food he built, and the gardening traditions he tailored from many different countries.

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