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By Marta McDowell

ISBN-10: 1604697504

ISBN-13: 9781604697506

"A history-rich and intensely readable account of ways our presidents and their households have left their imprint at the 18 acres surrounding the administrative mansion." —Traditional Home
The White condominium flooring were an unwitting witness to history—a backdrop for squaddies, suffragettes, protestors, and activists. Kings and queens have dined there, debts and treaties were signed, and presidents have landed and retreated. the back and front backyard for the 1st relations, it truly is via extension the nation's first backyard. all of the Presidents' Gardens tells the untold background of the White residence Grounds. beginning with the seed-collecting, plant-obsessed George Washington and finishing with Michelle Obama's specialise in edibles, this wealthy and compelling narrative finds how the tale of the backyard is usually the tale of the USA. Readers know about Lincoln's goats, Ike's placing eco-friendly, Jackie's iconic roses, Amy Carter's tree apartment, and masses extra. in addition they examine the vegetation whose want has come and long gone through the years and the gardeners who've been chargeable for all of it. absolutely illustrated with new and old photos and artwork, refreshingly nonpartisan, and freeing simply in time for election 12 months, it is a must-read for someone drawn to the purple, white, and eco-friendly!

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