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March 28, 2013

 

A view on Mount Vernon with the Washington family on the terrace, painted by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, July 16, 1796.

Mount Vernon

At Mount Vernon, Washington created a beautiful American garden that befitted a true patriot.

February 28, 2013

 

"Washington as Farmer at Mount Vernon," 1851, part of a series by Junius Brutus Stearns. Housed at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Founding Gardeners

While it is still too cold to work in your garden, you may enjoy reading Andrea Wulf’s informative book.

July 24, 2008

 

New Heucheras

Try the exciting new varieties of this garden classic.

June 7, 2007

 

Tradescantia

Tradescantias are persistent plants-easy to grow that sow their seeds widely.

December 22, 2005

 

Mistletoe

Young colonial boys apparently enjoyed a popular sport known as shooting down the mistletoe.

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