At Mount Vernon, Washington created a beautiful American garden that befitted a true patriot.
Thomas Jefferson's gardens at Monticello combined the beautiful with the practical.
Our early presidents were described as nation builders, and all were passionate about plants, nature, agriculture and gardens.
The United States of America was established by farmers and gardeners who were very conscious of protecting their natural resources.
While it is still too cold to work in your garden, you may enjoy reading Andrea Wulf’s informative book.