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Vita Sackville-West (born 9 March, 1892; died 2 June, 1962), pictured above in a 1958 photograph by John Hedgecoe.  (©2006 John Hedgecoe/Topfoto)

Vita Sackville-West (born 9 March, died 2 June, pictured above in a 1958 photograph by John Hedgecoe.

Now that I spend much of my day doing chores in and around the garden on our farm, I’ve been seeking a new style icon: a woman whose personal take on dressing for the outdoors can take me away from the pure practicality of wearing just corduroys, a wool sweater and wellies. Not that there’s anything wrong with that look, but sometimes I just want to feel a bit more inspired. When I first came across a photo of novelist, poet, and gardener Vita Sackville-West, I was at first mostly attracted…

English author, poet and gardener. She won the Hawthornden Prize in 1927 and She was known for her exuberant aristocratic life, her passionate affair with the novelist Virginia Woolf, and Sissinghurst Castle Garden

LadyLikes: That Room to Grow

Indoor potting and planting: an age-old trend gets hip and hasthagged in Hackney.


Valerie Finnis, gardener and photographer. Photo by Jan Baldwin for World of Interiors.

Pictured is Peter Hone, an artist, classical art collector and antiques dealer.

Peter Hone a very happy man Bravo


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tasha tudor

Nowadays, people are so jeezled up. If they took some chamomile tea and spent more time rocking on the porch in the evening listening to the liquid song of the hermit thrush, they might enjoy life more. - Tasha Tudor - renown writer and illustrator

Vita Sackville west | Ici, Vita Sackville-West, l’âme des lieux...

Ici, Vita Sackville-West, l’âme des lieux. SACVILLE-WEST: Sissinghurst: Vita Sackville-West and the Creation of a Garden publication posthume en collaboration avec sarah Raven.

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Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994)

Roberto Burle Marx (August São Paulo – June Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian landscape architect (as well as a painter, print maker, ecologist, naturalist, artist and musician) whose.

Masters of Design: Russell Page (1906-1985)- British gardener, garden designer and landscape architect

Montague Russell Page – was a British gardener, garden designer and landscape architect. He worked in Britain, western Europe and the United States of America.