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The General in the Garden: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon Hardcover – April 24, 2015
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Explores the magnificent gardens and grounds that he created, from their origins to present-day preservation efforts. Historical drawings, snapshots, and records along with color photographs of Mount Vernon today complete the picture of Washington as an extraordinary gardener.(The American Gardener)
[A] richly illustrated book of essays... George Washington had such a passion for gardening that his death itself was green-thumbed.(Washington Post)
About the Author
Susan P. Schoelwer is the Robert H. Smith Senior Curator at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. She has written and lectured extensively on American decorative and fine arts, material culture, and history.