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Historic Garden Week in Virginia

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Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 6:00pm

April 27 - May 4, 2019

Make Monticello a part your visit when more than 250 of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens, homes, and historic landmarks celebrate Historic Garden Week in Virginia, described as “America’s Largest Open House.”

In addition to Monticello’s regular guided Gardens and Grounds Tours, our annual observance of Historic Garden Week in Virginia will include talks, behind-the-scenes tours, a limited-time, grounds-only ticket to see the spring blooms, and an open house at our Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants.


April 27 - May 4
See Monticello In Bloom - a New Spring Tradition

Grab your camera and experience the fragrance and vivid colors of the Monticello gardens in bloom with this limited-time, grounds-only ticket.


Monday, April 29
Historic Garden Week: Conversation with Lee Buttala: Planting History in your Garden
Join Lee Buttala as he shares tips along with glorious photos of some of our oldest and most interesting,plants, flowers and crops.
6:30-8:30pm at Monticello's David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center

Tuesday, April 30
Insider's Tour with the Vegetable Gardener
Discover great gardening ideas from Jefferson’s kitchen garden during this Q&A walk with Monticello vegetable gardener Pat Brodowski.

Tuesday, April 30
Insider's Tour with the Flower Gardener
Join Monticello flower gardener Debbie Donley for an in-depth insider’s tour of Jefferson’s flower gardens.

Event At A Glance:
All day

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