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Thomas Jefferson was a passionate planstman—and epicure. A recent book sheds light on the restoration of Monticello's bountiful garden. 
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April 13th marks the 271st birthday of the 3rd President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Monticello in Charlottsville, Virginia—Jefferson’s bountiful gardens, which he tended with famous enthusiasm—is still shared with the public today.  On Monday, April 28th, Monticello will be hosting a garden party with celebrated landscape architect and author Thomas Woltz. Drawing on his work at Monticello, Woltz will speak about how modern design methods can improve ecology and reveal cultural and historic landscapes.
The opening of new visitor and education centers reveals the inspired beauty of Thomas Jefferson's Virginia home and the timelessness of his ideals