Gardening at Monticello

Thomas Jefferson, portrayed by Bill Barker, discussed his love of gardening from the West Lawn of Monticello. He talked about his planting methods,… read more

Thomas Jefferson, portrayed by Bill Barker, discussed his love of gardening from the West Lawn of Monticello. He talked about his planting methods, experiments, and the enslaved people who tended and maintained his gardens. He also recounted how he learned about new plants in his travels to Europe and from Lewis and Clark’s travels across the West, and how he introduced those plants to American society. This video is courtesy of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia. close

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Gardening at Monticello

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Program ID:
471686-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
May 17, 2020 | 6:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 23, 2020 | 10:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 17, 2020 | 6:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2020 | 10:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2020 | 4:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 23, 2020 | 10:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3