Thursday, November 7, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – A Rich Spot of Earth: Garden Design Luncheon and Lecture

Join Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum for an illustrated talk by Peter J. Hatch on Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello, Virginia. The luncheon and presentation will be held at the Rhode Island Country Club, 150 Nayatt Road in Barrington, Rhode Island on Thursday, November 7, from 10 – 2. Members of Blithewold pay $75, non-members $85. Reserve by calling 401-253-2707, or email

Peter is the former Director of Gardens & Grounds at Monticello, an award-winning author, and advisor to First Lady Michelle Obama on the White House kitchen garden.

The talk will be followed by a delectable luncheon as well as a book signing.