By Marta McDowell

There aren't many books extra liked than The story of Peter Rabbit or even fewer authors as iconic as Beatrix Potter. greater than one hundred fifty million copies of her books have offered around the globe and curiosity in her paintings and lifestyles is still excessive. And her characters―Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck, and all of the rest―exist in a charmed global packed with flora and gardens. Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life is the 1st publication to discover the origins of Beatrix Potter's love of gardening and vegetation and express how this ardour got here to be mirrored in her paintings. The publication starts with a gardener's biography, highlighting the foremost moments and locations all through her existence that helped outline her, together with her domestic Hill most sensible Farm in England's Lake District. subsequent, the reader follows Beatrix Potter via a yr in her backyard, with a season-by-season evaluate of what's blooming that actually brings her gardens alive. The e-book culminates in a traveler's advisor, with info on how and the place to go to Potter's gardens this day.

Richly illustrated and jam-packed with quotations from her books, letters, and journals, it really is crucial analyzing for all who recognize and cherish Beatrix Potter's vintage tales.

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