Unearthing the Secret Garden

The Plants and Places that Inspired Frances Hodgson Burnett

Marta McDowell


Marta McDowell presents a beautiful, gift-worthy account of how plants and gardening deeply inspired Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of the beloved children's classic The Secret Garden.

The book starts by chronicling Burnett's childhood and early life, with a focus on her growing interest in gardens and her development as a writer and also shares details of three gardens Burnett created in Kent, Long Island and Bermuda. A guide to the plants featured in The Secret Garden will delight gardeners.


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    205 x 160mm
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    Timber Press
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