Initially European immigrants to the Atlantic coast of North America tried to gain some control over the new weather patterns & geography by creating physical spaces to meet their basic needs for shelter, food, family, health, & safety. Farm fields often evolved into commercial export enterprises. As time passed, many well-to-do turned their personal gardens into an art form attempting to project their desired image to others - their wealth, power, refinement, beliefs, & knowledge.
Monday, March 25, 2019
History Blooms at Tho Jefferson's Monticello
Peggy Cornett writes, "We planted these clumps of Jeffersonia dubia in the Center for Historic Plants’ Nursery at Tufton Farm at lest fifteen years ago. The shade of the lath house provides the perfect conditions for this Asian species."