A touch of purple in Monticello




My entry to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge for the Week: Purple.

Thomas Jefferson, the fifth president of the country, has been known as an avid gardener. He once proclaimed, “no occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.”

The historic garden is a botanic showpiece of different species of plants from all over the world which is still maintained 200 years later.

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17 Responses to A touch of purple in Monticello

  1. One of my favorite places!


  2. Love all the purple!


  3. bebs1 says:

    Am not surprised Dawn. It is beautiful out there.


  4. bebs1 says:

    Thanks Geralyn for stopping by and leaving a comment. Are you one of many who loves purple?

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  5. lolaWi says:

    lovely place, B! i hope to visit VA with Ellen next year šŸ™‚


  6. Yes it is. Except for this week…rain rain go AWAY! Ugh


  7. Cee Neuner says:

    Beautiful purples and estate for this week’s challenge. Thanks for playing.


  8. I do love purple flowers! And all the other colorful ones too! šŸ™‚ I’ve got a border around my deck of roses, daisies and salvia. Pinks, purples, whites.


  9. Amy says:

    So beautiful! The purple flowers led to the magnificent building. Great shots, Bebs!


  10. Sue Slaght says:

    What a beautiful locations and wonderful colors!


  11. bebs1 says:

    I think you will like Virginia, you should go.


  12. bebs1 says:

    Same thing here Dawn. Except today as it was nice.


  13. bebs1 says:

    Thanks for thinking all the prompts Cee.

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  14. bebs1 says:

    Flowers are lovely no matter what color. Even black is beautiful contrast.

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  15. bebs1 says:

    Thanks Amy. That’s another way at looking at the building on your $ bill.


  16. bebs1 says:

    Thanks Sue. Thomas Jefferson was a great gardener. I loved his vegetable garden and the orchard.

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  17. It was GORGEOUS here today! No rain, sunny, breezy 78-81 degrees Fahrenheit..but with a breeze…every day should be like this..or just the days I am off work.

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