August Envision

Gift Planning
How Does Their Garden Grow?
In the heat of a summer day, you might find relief and a moment of solitude in the gardens tucked behind the pavilions of the Lawn. The University of Virginia’s pavilion gardens—envisioned by Thomas Jefferson and restored by the Garden Club of Virginia in the 1950s and ’60s—are now public spaces maintained by the University and used by of the UVA and Charlottesville communities, as well as visitors to Grounds.