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Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life [Excerpt]

by Timber Press on January 23, 2014

in Gardening

Marta McDowell, author of Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life, tells us, “Beatrix Potter was a late bloomer, gardening-wise.” She was forty years old before she had her first season as a gardener. Her interest in the natural world, however, began long before that. In the following excerpt, learn about the beginnings of what proved to be Potter’s greatest inspiration.


An enchanting and original account of Beatrix Potter’s life and her love of plants and gardening.—Judy Taylor, vice president of The Beatrix Potter Society

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