The Pleasure Gardens of Virginia

From Jamestown to Jefferson
Martin, Peter (Book - 1991 )
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The Pleasure Gardens of Virginia

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Authors: Martin, Peter, 1940-
Title: The pleasure gardens of Virginia
from Jamestown to Jefferson
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1991
Characteristics: xxiv, 240 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm
Notes: Includes index
ISBN: 0691047863
Branch Call Number: 712.6 Ma
Statement of Responsibility: Peter Martin
Bibliography: Bibliography: p. [187]-231
Subject Headings: Gardens Virginia History
Topical Term: Gardens
LCCN: 90022338
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A scholarly look back at gardens of the past. Gardeners recorded their efforts from the settlement of Jamestown on. Both Jefferson and Washington were avid horticulturalists and left detailed notes of their plants.

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