Eleanor Gould

Curator of Gardens at Monticello
Eleanor Gould

Eleanor Gould attended the University of Virginia and graduated with a masters degree in Landscape Architecture in 2010. After working for several years as both seasonal and assistant gardener in Monticello’s fruit, flower and vegetable gardens she currently serves as Curator of Gardens. This position involves programming, research, documentation and maintenance of the gardens of Monticello. She enjoys engaging visitors both on site and virtually with Thomas Jefferson’s experimental gardens and ideas.

Eleanor Gould's Events

11 am - 12 pmSaturday

Garden Scavenger Hunt

Eleanor Gould

Join Monticello’s Garden & Grounds staff for an exciting scavenger hunt in Thomas Jefferson’s 1,000-foot-long vegetable garden. Search through...

Thomas Jefferson's Vegetable Garden
Included with Admission
11 am - 12 pmFriday

Smartphone Photography

Eleanor Gould

Explore Monticello’s landscape with Eleanor Gould, Curator of Gardens, and learn about exposure, composition, creative apps, and storytelling. This...

Vegetable Garden Pavilion (Walkabout)