Vita Sackville-West’s planting philosophy : “Cram, cram, cram, every chink and cranny.”
White gardens are tranquil and calming and reward their owners with their soothing ambience.
Vita Sackville-West and her husband Nigel Nicolson bought their home, Sissinghurst, in 1930 and gradually created one of the most famous gardens of all time.
...Realization dawned that I had, in my haste, picked up the wrong spray bottle!
Some flowers have intense sounding names to match their hues.
Sometimes we focus so much on the color of flowers that we forget about their other significant attributes.
Repetition of white interspersed among other colorful blossoms ties plantings together.
My formula when choosing plants for my garden: focus on my three favorite colors, plus or minus white.
In Autumn, not only do the colors in the garden seem richer and more mellow, but textures also assume a more dominant role in plantings.