Amen to that. A wise man, Jefferson.
From the Monticello website: “Jefferson grew 330 vegetable varieties in Monticello’s 1000-foot-long garden terrace.”
*Image of the vegetable garden at Monticello
It’s historic garden week at Monticello and I see a fascinating looking book for sale on their site. I really need to get this: “A Rich Spot of Earth” Revolutionary Garden at Monticello by Peter J. Hatch