The Origin of the American Personal Garden

Dec 06, 2011
The Garden Conservancy
38 Keyes Avenue, Suite 106, San Francisco, CA 94129
(415.441.4300) -

SAVE THE DATE for an all-day seminar in San Francisco on the origin of the American Personal Garden. The seminar will explore the large-scale plantation garden to the small-scale private yard. Topics will cover history, preservation, design, estate, village community, and urban and suburban private gardens.


Speakers will include Wade Graham, author of  American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are, and Peter J. Hatch, director of gardens and grounds at Monticello and author of Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden (to be published in spring 2012).