Marta McDowell lives, writes and gardens in Chatham, New Jersey. She shares her garden with her husband, Kirke Bent, their crested cockatiel, Sydney, and assorted wildlife. At The New York Botanical Garden, Marta teaches landscape history and horticulture and has been twice named "Instructor of the Year.” McDowell’s books include The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder, All the Presidents’ Gardens, Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life, and the forthcoming Emily Dickinson’s Gardens. Her husband sums up her bio as "I am, therefore I dig.” Listen to a radio interview featuring Martha here and click below for her video.
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