Category Archives: Trips Abroad

The Heritage Festival

On September 15th, the TJDG participated in Monticello’s Heritage Harvest Festival. Thousands of people came out on this beautiful Saturday afternoon to learn about everything from gardening to soap making, tanning hides to making chocolate. Everyone there was extremely excited … Continue reading

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Garden Journal: Week of 3/17/12

Hello all! Emily here with the newest updates for the TJDG. Exciting times are ahead! This past Saturday we took a peek at the garden. We definitely have work ahead of us with all those weeds! However, the rye is … Continue reading

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Class Dismissed!

We’ve reached the penultimate hurdle of the fall semester: the last day of class is finally here. The TJ Demo Garden wishes all of you Wahoos smooth sailing through your final exams and papers, and urges you to keep in … Continue reading

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Garden Journal: Week of 8/8

Erica here with the weekly garden update!  It has been an exciting one so far. If you haven’t checked out Hannah’s great write-up of our field trip to the Buckingham Slate Quarry last Tuesday, be sure to check it out … Continue reading

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Digging through History at Buckingham Slate Quarry

Hannah here, writing my last blog post about our amazing trip on Tuesday to Buckingham Slate Quarry in Arvonia, VA. The quarry is around 200 years old, and is the only slate quarry in Virginia.  They ship their slate as … Continue reading

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Monticello: A Beacon on a Hill

Hi, my name is Nick Williams and I am a student at UVA. On Sunday, March 20, 2011, my gardening class and I took a trip to Monticello, located right here in Charlottesville, Virginia. Once we got through all of … Continue reading

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