Seeds of Plenty

Historical Gardens of the 18th Century

What do corn, tobacco, flax, and sage all how in common? Find out how crops and herbs – medicinal, practical, culinary and cash crops alike – all shaped life in Virginia as you explore our Revolution-era farm. Perfect for adult groups.

Program complies with VA Social Studies Standards of Learning. 


“This program was perfect for my students. It aligned with the state standards and provided an excellent review!” — 4th-grade teacher, Rockbridge County

Program length: 1 hour; Rate: A

To book a tour or program, contact reservations:

(757) 253-4939 • (888) 868-7593 • fax (757) 253-4997 •

Groups of 15 or more require advance reservations.

Guided tour reservations required at least three business days in advance and are subject to availability. We recommend making tour reservations at least two months in advance for fall and winter trips, and up to four months in advance for trips in the spring.

Reservations are also requested for self-guided groups.

Consult Group Admission Rates,  Field Trip Planning Made Easy and the Teacher Checklist to prepare for your visit.