Gordon Hayward, an acclaimed garden designer and lecturer, is the author of five previous books. His wife, Mary Hayward, grew up gardening in the Cotswolds in England. They live and garden in Westminster, Vermont. Mary Hayward, grew up gardening in the Cotswolds in England. Richard W. Brown moved to Vermont in 1968, where he taught in a small rural school before embarking on a career in photography. His work has appeared in Vermont Life, Harrowsmith Country Life, Audubon, Natural History, The New York Times, Country Journal, and many other publications. He also wrote and photographed My Kind of Garden, The Private World of Tasha Tudor, Richard Brown's New England, Moments in Eden, and Pictures from the Country. He is the photographer of Tasha Tudor's Garden, Garden Whimsy, and The View from the Kingdom. He lives in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.