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First Garden: The White House Garden and How It Grew
By Robbin Gourley.ISBN 978-0-547-48224-8. Copyright 2011. Hardcover with 36 colorfully illustrated pages with text and recipes.
White House history is combined with the story of today’s First Garden in this beautifully illustrated book.Thomas Jefferson planted fruit trees on the South Lawn of the White House lawn, Woodrow Wilson grazed sheep there, and Eleanor Roosevelt planted a World War II Victory Garden.Since 2009, the South Lawn has been home to a kitchen garden which was planted by First Lady Michelle Obama, White House chefs, and students from two elementary schools in Washington, D.C.