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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.

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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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