This late fall weather has been cold, dark and wet, so I found some springtime pictures to brighten things up a bit. These are from Thomas Jefferson’s gardens at Monticello.

He gathered plants and trees from all over the world to grace the home which he designed and built on top of a mountain south of Charlottesville, VA. His home is a national treasure and is well worth a visit. Great care has been taken to restore all buildings and gardens to their original splendor.

I have also created a new photo album to try and capture more of the peace and tranquility of Monticello.

I hope these images evoke memories of warmth and sunlight for you. We could surely use more of that in our area.

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  1. Linda says:

    Thanks for that! I’ve had Thomas Jefferson on my mind lately, as I’ve been researching a post.

    Those pictures kind of served as a coda.

  2. fletch says:

    Thanks so much for this post and the photo album. Monticello is one of my favorite places on the planet. The flowers and gardens are truly a sight for sore eyes. Jefferson had a flowering plant named after him in Latin, but I forget the name now. It’s living on the walkway loop on the fish pond side. A visit to the cemetery down the hill always brings me to tears.

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