Presidents’ Day can be more than a day off school for the kids. It’s the perfect time to teach our children about the impact our Founding Fathers had on agriculture. Even if a day trip to Mount Vernon or Monticello is not in the picture, growing a pack of George Washington or Thomas Jefferson heirloom seeds is a great way to spark interest in both gardening and American history. Growing Monticello Seeds For more than 50 years, Thomas Jefferson called Monticello home. Located outside of Charlottesville, Virginia, Monticello is now a National Historic Landmark. Owned by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc., the house, grounds and plantation have been restored to how they looked when Thomas Jefferson was alive. If you’re looking for some of the same plants grown by Thomas Jefferson, consider these beautiful Monticello flower seeds: Flowers aren’t the only plants gracing the acreage of Monticello. A variety of […]
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