This non-fiction book surveys four of our Founding Fathers; Adams, Washington, Jefferson and Madison, and highlights their interest in gardening. At the time they were planting the seeds of liberty, they were also planting and cultivating their own gardens, estates and farms. This well-researched book illustrates how the past-time hobby of the founding fathers shaped their political ideas and leadership.
The book provides a different and new perspective on historical characters and leading statements, and a look at their lives as gardeners and nature lovers. George Washington, while