Founding Gardeners

The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation

by Andrea Wulf

Founding Gardeners

Hardcover, 349 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $30 | purchase

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Founding Gardeners
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The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation
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The award-winning author of The Brother Gardeners presents a tour of the lives of the founding fathers from their perspectives as gardeners, farmers and plantsmen, revealing how a shared passion for agriculture shaped their beliefs and decisions.

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Monticello's West Lawn, depicted here with its characteristic flowerbeds and trees, inspired author Andrea Wulf to examine the link between America's founding fathers and gardening. Courtesy of Monticello/Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. hide caption

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The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation


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