A Gardener At The End Of The World

The Beet: A Podcast For Plant Lovers

01-04-2024 • 8 mins

The COVID-19 lockdown changed the way Margot Kelley practiced gardening. Not only did it become the most hardcore gardening year for her, it also gave her more motivation to cultivate life. By buckling down in the summer, she was prepared for winter.

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Margot Kelley is a vegetable gardener of 20+ years based in Maine and the author of A Gardener at the End of the World, a memoir about gardens, seeds, and viruses written during the pandemic. Her other gardening books include Foodtopia: Communities in Pursuit of Peace, Love, & Homegrown Food, The Meadow (with Barbara Bosworth), and A Field Guide to Other People’s Trees.

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