A follow-up to Andrea Wulf's award-winning and critically acclaimed history
of British gardening, this is the story of how George Washington, Thomas
Jefferson, John Adams and James Madison's passion for nature, plants,
agriculture and gardens shaped the birth of America. Through a series of
vignettes spanning the Declaration of Independence to the death of Adams
and Jefferson exactly fifty years to the day afterwards, these stories that
weave the political, the personal and the botanical and are in turns funny,
fascinating and moving. The Founding Gardeners shows that it is impossible
to understand these visionary men and the American nation without
considering their love of gardening.

Andrea Wulf—The Founding Gardeners - How the Revolutionary Generation Created a

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