Martha's Garden

Martha Washington Hammered Copper Watering Can - WILDWOOD LAMPS - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Martha Washington Hammered Copper Watering Can - WILDWOOD LAMPS - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Martha Washington Hammered Copper Watering Can

The Washingtons had a keen interest in gardening and delighted in nurturing rare and exotic plants which were sent to them from all over the world....

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The General in the Garden - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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The General in the Garden

Edited by Susan P. Schoelwer, Senior Curator at George Washington's Mount Vernon. Foreword by Andrea Wulf. ISBN-13: 978-0931917486. Hardcover with ...

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Mount Vernon Oval Garden Suncatcher - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Oval Garden Suncatcher - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Mount Vernon Oval Garden Suncatcher

George Washington's well-ordered gardens provided food for the Mansion's table and were also pleasing to the eye. Eighteenth-century visitors to Mo...

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Dove of Peace Weathervane - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Dove of Peace Weathervane - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Dove of Peace Weathervane

After returning home from nine long years at war, General George Washington was eager to complete Mount Vernon's cupola. He commissioned architect ...

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George Washington Sundial with Aged Bronze Finish - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
George Washington Sundial with Aged Bronze Finish - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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George Washington Sundial with Aged Bronze Finish

George Washington was well known for his punctuality and he used the 18th century's most accurate method of telling time: the sundial. Washington's...

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George Washington Sundial in Verdigris Bronze - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
George Washington Sundial in Verdigris Bronze - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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George Washington Sundial in Verdigris Bronze

George Washington was well known for his punctuality and he used the 18th century's most accurate method of telling time: the sundial. Washington's...

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Martha Washington's Shell Suncatcher - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Martha Washington's Shell Suncatcher - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Martha Washington's Shell Suncatcher

The Mount Vernon Collection contains needlepoint cushions made by Martha Washington over a period of thirty-six years. Mrs. Washington's shell patt...

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Mount Vernon Mansion Suncatcher - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Mansion Suncatcher - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Mount Vernon Mansion Suncatcher

"No estate in United America is more pleasantly situated than this," wrote George Washington in 1790, and in 200 years, no home in America has surp...

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Garden House Suncatcher - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Garden House Suncatcher - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Garden House Suncatcher

George Washington included four octagonal structures that added both practical and decorative touches to the gardens as part of his plan for the up...

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Dove of Peace Suncatcher - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Dove of Peace Suncatcher

One of the most interesting features of George Washington's home is the cupola, complete with its dove of peace weather vane perched atop the Mansi...

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Griffin Suncatcher - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Griffin Suncatcher - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Griffin Suncatcher

The Washington family coat-of-arms is surmounted by a "flying griffin", a mythological creature that was featured on the family crest for generatio...

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Colonial Pineapple Suncatcher - BLENKO GLASS COMPANY - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Colonial Pineapple Suncatcher

The pineapple was the colonial symbol for hospitality and General Washington's favorite fruit. Washington admitted that while the pear was "general...

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Blue Toile Flower Pot Stake - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Blue Toile Flower Pot Stake

Toile, the subtly elegant printed pattern that tells stories in engraving-like detail, brings history alive. By 1797, fashionable toile offered pri...

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Mount Vernon Flowerpot Mug - CHARLES PRODUCTS INC. - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Flowerpot Mug - CHARLES PRODUCTS INC. - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Mount Vernon Flowerpot Mug

Mount Vernon's flowerpot mug has the traditional color of a terra cotta flowerpot and the lettering is white. "Cherries, plumbs, pears and apples b...

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Sweet William Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Sweet William Seed Pack

Sweet William: Dianthus barbatus Dianthus barbatus is believed to have been introduced to England by Carthusian monks as early as the 12th century....

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Sunflower Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Sunflower Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Sunflower Seed Pack

Sunflowers: Helianthus annuus Helianthus annuus has been historically present in Virginia gardens. In 1793, Lady Jean Skipworth included sunflowers...

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Globe Amaranth Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Globe Amaranth Seed Pack

Globe Amaranth: Gomphrena globosa Gomphrena globosa is mentioned in a letter written by John Custis, of Williamsburg, in 1742. Commenting on globe ...

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Globe Candytuft Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Globe Candytuft Seed Pack

Globe Candytuft: Iberis umbellata Iberis umbellata is native to the Mediterranean region and was introduced to cultivation in the 1600s. Candytuft ...

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Blackberry Lily Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Blackberry Lily Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Blackberry Lily Seed Pack

Blackberry Lily: Iris domestica Iris domestica is native to North America. Its common name, blackberry lily, comes from the seed pods which form af...

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Spotted Joe-Pye Weed Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Spotted Joe-Pye Weed Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Spotted Joe-Pye Weed Seed Pack

Spotted Joe-Pye Weed: Eutrochium maculatum. Eutrochium maculatum is native to North America and commonly grew in 18th century flower borders. Joe-P...

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Celosia Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Celosia Seed Pack

Cockscomb: Celosia species Celosia species was commonly grown in 18th century flower gardens. Celosia is an annual and prefers full to partial sun....

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Pincushion Flower Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Pincushion Flower Seed Pack

Pincushion Flower: Scabiosa Atropurpurea. This fragrant annual or tender perennial attracts butterflies. It gets its scientific name from its use a...

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Fish Pepper Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Fish Pepper Seed Pack

Fish Pepper: Capsicum annuum The common name for this heirloom pepper comes from its traditional use in flavoring fish and seafood dishes in the Ch...

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Blue False Indigo Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Blue False Indigo Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Blue False Indigo Seed Pack

Blue False Indigo: Baptisia australis Baptisia australis is native to North America and was mentioned in American writings as early as 1783. Blue f...

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