Perennial beds need to be well dug initially to loosen the soil and then amended with compost or other organic material.
Vita Sackville-West’s granddaughter Juliet Nicolson says that her grandmother’s “presence still fills the garden.”
Vita Sackville-West’s planting philosophy : “Cram, cram, cram, every chink and cranny.”
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.
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.
Even in the Midwest, centers for creating ceramics were established, inspired by the 19th century Arts and Crafts Movement.
If you have a large bare area in your yard, consider planting cannas for a blaze of summer color that will gladden your heart.