The Garden was the greatest attraction of the place. The slaves work hard to make it look good.
This Is My World Famous Garden
The irony is that, even though the slaves work hard to maintain the garden in its wonderful state, they are unable to eat the fruits. Some would rather eat the apples, even with the costs of lashes.
The Barney's (Barney and Young Barney) were responsible for taking care of the horses of Colonel Lloyd. However, the job was based on Colonel Lloyd's expectations.
Colonel Lloyd had three son in laws, Edward, Murray, and Daniel. They had the pleasure to whip the slaves whenever desired.
Colonel Lloyd had so many slaves, that he does not even remember them all. One time he asked a slave who his master was. Not knowing he was talking to his master, he saide some very bad thigs. He got sent to Baltimore.
Who Is Your Master?
Spies were spent to change the point of view of the slaves, regarding their condition. This happened regularly so everyone was cautious. This is why FD never said anything bad about his master.