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A rich spot of earth

Thomas Jefferson"s revolutionary garden at Monticello

by Peter J. Hatch

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven [Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Vegetable gardening

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThomas Jefferson"s revolutionary garden at Monticello
    StatementPeter J. Hatch ; foreword by Alice Waters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB320.7.V8 H38 2012
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination263p.
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25054218M
    ISBN 109780300171143
    LC Control Number2011038043

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Graced with more than full-color illustrations, "A Rich Spot of Earth" is the first book devoted to all aspects of the Monticello vegetable garden.

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"A Rich Spot of Earth": Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden at Monticello by Peter J. Hatch (Yale University Press ) () is a comprehensive volume that distills the brilliance of Thomas Jefferson's ability to delay short-term gratification for an immensely rewarding long-term payoff.

His design vision for the fruit and vegetable 4/5(20). Graced with more than full-color illustrations, "A Rich Spot of Earth" is the first book devoted to all aspects of the Monticello vegetable garden. Hatch guides us from the asparagus and artichokes first planted in through the horticultural experiments of Jefferson's retirement years (–).

Graced with nearly full-color illustrations, "A Rich Spot of Earth" is the first book devoted to all aspects of the Monticello vegetable garden.

Hatch guides us from the asparagus and artichokes first planted in through the horticultural experiments of Jefferson's retirement years ( ). The author explores topics ranging from labor in the garden, garden pests of the time.

A Rich Spot of Earth' lovingly describes the 1,foot terraced vegetable garden that was restored to its appearance under the author's able direction."—Dominique Browning, New York Times Book Review. A rich spot of earth book New York Times Book Review - Brand: Yale University Press.

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Thomas Jefferson's garden was a vast, beautiful science experiment involving over varieties of 90 different plants. And no gardening detail was too small for Jefferson to note in the gardening. Peter J. Hatch is a professional gardener and historian in the restoration, care, and interpretation of historic landscapes.

He is celebrated author of four books on the gardens of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, where he served as Director of Gardens and Grounds for 35 years. Until yesterday I had no idea that Thomas Jefferson was the first American to grow rutabaga. According to Peter Hatch, recently retired director of Monticello’s gardens and grounds, author of “A Rich Spot of Earth”: Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello, and speaker at yesterday’s Garden Design Luncheon (an annual fundraiser for Author: Kris Green.

I can't think of any book that fits the bill more perfectly than A Rich Spot of Earth: Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden at Monticello, by Peter Hatch, Yale University Press, SinceMr. Hatch has been responsible for painstakingly restoring Jefferson's unique 2, acre vegetable garden, orchard and grounds.

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