A New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the Lawn Writers Affiliation Gold Award

There aren’t many books extra cherished than The Story of Peter Rabbit or even fewer authors as iconic as Beatrix Potter. Her characters—Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck, and the entire relax—exist in a charmed international full of vegetation and gardens. In Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life, bestselling creator Marta McDowell explores the origins of Beatrix Potter’s love of gardening and vegetation and presentations how this pastime got here to be mirrored in her paintings. The guide starts with a gardener’s biography, highlighting the important thing moments and puts all over her lifestyles that helped outline her. Subsequent, practice Beatrix Potter via a 12 months in her Lawn, with a season-via-season review of what’s blooming that really brings her gardens alive. The guide culminates in a tourist’s information, with knowledge on how and the place to seek advice from Potter’s gardens nowadays.