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.
Most flower gardeners have either beds or borders or both.
Many American gardeners have tried to imitate aspects of English gardens.
I am trying to grow more shrubs that fruit at different times of the year in order to provide a continuous buffet and attract birds to my garden.
One of the most common and reviled harbingers of spring... the dandelion.