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Posts tagged Victorian

April 4, 2019

 

Long-Term Residents

Perennial beds need to be well dug initially to loosen the soil and then amended with compost or other organic material.

March 7, 2019

 

A Granddaughter’s Memories

Vita Sackville-West’s granddaughter Juliet Nicolson says that her grandmother’s “presence still fills the garden.”

February 28, 2019

 

Vita And Harold’s Garden

Vita Sackville-West’s planting philosophy : “Cram, cram, cram, every chink and cranny.”

November 17, 2016

 

From left to right: Harold Nicolson, Vita Sackville-West, Rosamund Grosvenor, Lionel Sackville-West

Vita & Harold

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.

January 4, 2007

 

Victorian Floral Magic

As we think about flower decorations for the holidays, it is interesting to think about the lavish scale of floral art in English Victorian homes.

January 12, 2006

 

The History Of Women (In The Midwest!) As Talented Potters

Even in the Midwest, centers for creating ceramics were established, inspired by the 19th century Arts and Crafts Movement.

July 28, 2005

 

Canna

If you have a large bare area in your yard, consider planting cannas for a blaze of summer color that will gladden your heart.

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