About the Author
Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962) was a poet, novelist, muse of Virginia Woolf and central figure in the Bloomsbury Group of artists and writers. She created the great garden at Sissinghurst with her husband, Harold Nicolson and also wrote a successful weekly gardening column titled 'In Your Garden' for the Observer
for some fifteen years, from which these extracts are taken.
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'Successful gardening is not necessarily a question of wealth. It is a question of love, taste and knowledge'