Looking after Beatrix Potter's garden: seasonal blog

Our Senior Gardener Pete has been looking after Beatrix's garden at Hill Top for 30 years. Here you'll find updates from his seasonal blog and learn what goes on throughout the year.

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Crimson Glory Vine at Hill Top


Head Gardener Pete shares the delights and challenges of taking care of Hill Top garden as signs of autumn are beginning to creep into the village of Near Sawrey and throughout the garden borders.

The long border in summer at Hill Top


Despite the patchy weather we've been getting, it is now summer and Pete fills us in on what's happening in the Hill Top garden.

The long border in summer at Hill Top

Hill Top garden plant guide

Our very own Mr McGregor has put together a guide to all the plants you'll find in Hill Top's traditional country garden.