Now Marta McDowell rounds out the picture with her new book, "Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children's Tales."
McDowell leads her readers on a virtual tour of the gardens that were important in Potter's life and provides season-by-season descriptions of the flowered landscapes the author created at Hill Top Farm and Castle Cottage.
"Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life" sells for $24.95 in hardcover.
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