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

Cayenne Pepper: Capsicum annuum George Washington wrote in his diary on June 13, 1785 that he sowed "one row of the Cayan pepper" in his botanic ga...

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New York Ironweed Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
New York Ironweed Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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New York Ironweed Seed Pack

New York Ironweed: Vernonia noveboracensis Vernonia noveboracensis is native to the stream banks and moist thickets of the eastern United States. ...

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Cardinal Flower Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Cardinal Flower Seed Pack

Cardinal flower: Lobelia cardinalis Lobelia cardinalis is native to central, eastern, and southern North America. Cardinal flower is typically foun...

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Great Blue Lobelia Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Great Blue Lobelia Seed Pack

Great Blue Lobelia: Lobelia siphilitica Lobelia siphilitica is native to the eastern United States and was used and valued for its medicinal benefi...

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African Marigold Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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African Marigold Seed Pack

African marigold: Tagetes erecta African marigold seeds were advertised for sale in Boston in 1760. The plant is native to Mexico and Central Ameri...

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Brown-Eyed Susan Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Brown-Eyed Susan Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Brown-Eyed Susan Seed Pack

Brown-Eyed Susan: Rudbeckia triloba Rudbeckia triloba is an easy-to-grow native of the central-eastern United States and was commonly grown in 18th...

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Purple Salsify Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Purple Salsify Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Purple Salsify Seed Pack

Salsify: Tragopogon porrifolius Tragopogon porrifolius is native to the Mediterranean. This popular colonial vegetable was grown by Brother August ...

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