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“Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God.” ~Thomas Jefferson

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” Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello by Peter J. Hatch