1607 Jamestown Timelines: Timeline of American Garden History
English colonists settle in Virginia, naming their colony Jamestown. They bring seeds from England, but also cultivate crops grown by Native Americans, such as tobacco, corn, beans, and squash.
Hobhouse, Penelope. “The Development of North American Horticulture,” Plants in Garden History. (London: Pavilion Books, ltd, 1992), 257.