Gardening at Sissinghurst

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9780711209916: Gardening at Sissinghurst

Created by Vita Sackville-West and Sir Harold Nicolson, Sissinghurst represents romatic gardening at its most successful. It is one of the most visited garden in Britain. This book relates the garden's outstanding features to the distinctive styles of Sir Harold and Vita, and examines the design, development, planting and maintenance of each part of the garden throughout the year. There are detailed planting plans of the beds and borders, and an analysis of the precise use of colors that make this garden one of the most copied in the world. A descriptive catalogue lists the plants raised at Sissinghurst and named after the garden or its creators.

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For visual inspiration, nothing can compare to the Sissinghurst, the gardens that Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson began in 1930. Lord, a writer, photographer, and horticulturist examines the planning behind the formal structure and the informal methods used by teams of gardeners to maintain the garden's design. His text and photographs are accompanied by watercolors by Frances Lincoln representing segments of the planting plans.

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TONY LORD, photographer, writer and horticultural consultant, holds the Victoria Medal of Honour of the RHS. He has also won the Garden Writers' Guild Award for Best General Gardening Book.

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