By Andrea Wulf. ISBN 978-0-307-39068-4. Copyright 2011. Softcover with 349 pages including 19 black and white illustrations, bibliography, notes, credits and index, plus 16 pages of glossy color photography.
Andrea Wulf is the author of "The Brothers Gardeners", the winner of the American Horticultural Society 2010 Book Award.
In "Founding Gardeners: the Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation", she examines the creation of the American nation and the lives of Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Madison through the lens of gardens, landscapes, nature and agriculture. George Washington's American Garden at Mount Vernon is one of the topics addressed here.