Massachusetts Historical Society
Thomas Jefferson Papers: an electronic archive
Garden Book, page 1
by Thomas Jefferson


[This page appears opposite the inside front cover.]
1766. Shadwell.
Purple hyacinth begins to bloom.

Narcissus and Puckoon open.

Puckoon flowers fallen.

a bluish colored, funnel-formed flower in lowgrounds in bloom.

purple flag blooms. Hyacinth & Narcissus gone.

Wild honeysuckle in our woods open. -- also the Dwarf flag & Violets

blue flower in lowgrounds vanished.

The purple flag, Dwarf flag, Violet & wild Honeysuckle still in bloom.
went journey to Maryland, Pennsylva., New York. so observations cease