Ganna Walska's Lotusland to host Monticello's legendary
Director of Gardens, Peter Hatch.
You are invited ~ Monday, April 16th at 3:00 PM
He is the Man who discovered Jefferson's original garden in 1977 and with tremendous passion along with his remarkable team restored it for posterity. To the awe and delight of his various audiences, he combines the gifts of scholar, gardener, orator and writer. His passion is infectious and his work ethic inimitable. He has written several important books on Jefferson’s gardens and is an advisor for First Lady Michelle Obama’s White House kitchen garden.
The fee is $35 for Lotusland members and $45 for non-members. To register, please call 805-969-9990 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A confirmation and directions to the
Visitor Entrance will be provided on receipt of your reservation.
For more information about Lotusland, visit www.lotusland.org.
A talk and discussion of his new book, "A Rich Spot of Earth: Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden at Monticello", along with a reception to follow and a chance to purchase a book and have it personally signed.
Thirty years ago Peter inspired his crew and reversed years of neglect to reveal Jefferson’s genius with the land, from the eight-acre vegetable and fruit garden, to the flower garden on the iconic West Lawn, to the orchards and vineyards, and even the ornamental forest that Jefferson dubbed “the Grove.”
See the full story here: https://www.monticello.org/site/visit