Sissinghurst. by Vita Sackville-West

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PaginationC8.10.
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL15109019M
ISBN 100701202041
OCLC/WorldCa500373642

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I particularly found myself writing on the pages -often in haste- as I 4/5. Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden by Tim Richardson, National Trust (With), Jason Ingram (Photographer), Dan Pearson (Foreword by) | Editorial Reviews.

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Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden by Tim Richardson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The celebrated garden at Sissinghurst, created in the s by Vita Sackville-West and her husband Harold Nicolson, has an unsurpassed romantic atmosphere.

This book records the garden in all its seasons and moods, as well as the hosts of special plants and the inventive planting schemes.

Product Identifiers: Publisher: Trafalgar Square Seller Rating: % positive. SISSINGHURST is a gorgeous coffee book filled with splendid color photos and illustrations of the world’s most famous garden, alongside a detailed bio of its owners, the famed writer Vita Sackville West and her diplomat husband, Harold Nicholson.

One can only be awed by the array of garden rooms, their dreamlike quality and innovative design. Reading this book, I found myself obsessing about male primogeniture. It was, after all, Vita's unfortunate gender which meant that she had to give up Knole and buy Sissinghurst.

Whatever Sissinghurst's future, this book and Vita's ideas will inspire and, if you are even half a gardener, have you reaching for your gardening gloves with new purpose. Topics. Sissinghurst Castle Garden, at Sissinghurst in the Weald of Kent in England, was created by Vita Sackville-West, poet and writer, and her husband Harold Nicolson, author and is among the most famous gardens in England and is designated Grade I on Historic England's register of historic parks and was bought by Sackville-West inand over the next thirty years.

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Sissinghurst is the perfect place for a family day out, especially during the warmer months, with the historic castle and gardens just half a mile’s walk from The Milk House. Cranbrook, Kent’s smallest town and one of the prettiest, is miles from Sissinghurst village.

The journey takes five minutes by road, and there are regular buses. "reading this sumptuously illustrated book will make you want to go there to experience its magic for yourself" Writer and garden historian Tim Richardson is an erudite and insightful guide to Sissinghurst, drawing together the influences that helped shape the garden, giving a detailed overview of the planting, and charting its history and how.

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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.

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Cranbrook and Sissinghurst Chat has 7, members. This group is for local people to chat, ask opinions, find out what's happening etc. and people from further afield with an interest in the town. Including lots of her own writing, my new book looks at the themes in Vita and Harold's making of Sissinghurst.

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Heute bewundern jährlich Menschen ihr Lebenswerk: den Garten von Schloss Sissinghurst. Wie der Garten entstand, nach wel. The book goes on to describe the viewing of Sissinghurst, the best times of the year to see different parts, as each part of this garden was created to be beautiful in a season.

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Just make sure to check this Location: Sissinghurst Cranbrook, Cranbrook, England. The book is packed with photographs, a boon for readers unfamiliar with botanical terminology, though Raven kindly adds some English equivalents for many of the named species.

The opening short history of Sissinghurst from the 16th century is actually unnecessary. The real story is Sackville-West and her husband, Harold Nicolson. Sissinghurst Tennis Club.

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Sissinghurst Tennis Club. T he Delos project was under way during Troy Scott Smith’s tenure at Sissinghurst, and he has now moved on to another garden redolent of the warm south: Iford Manor, in Wiltshire. This is. The roots of Vita Sackville-West’s approach at Sissinghurst Castle are examined in this extract from a new book by Tim Richardson By Tim Richardson 29 August • pm.

This is really two books, interleaved chapter by chapter- one is a history of the Kentish Weald and Sissinghurst through the ages. The other book is about Adam Nicholson and Sissinghurst. Both books are interesting in their way- but the second one became a little tiresome and -worse- Organic.

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Adam Nicolson’s books include God’s Secretaries, Sea Room, Sissinghurst, and has made television and radio series on diverse subjects, from the King James Bible to Homer to the untold story of Britain’s twentieth-century whalers, and has written for the Sunday Times, the Sunday Telegraph, and the Daily Telegraph.A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, the Society of.

I dreamed of seeing Sissinghurst ever since I read this book, but first I had to move to Martha’s Vineyard, meet Joe, fall in love, develop the dream and the idea of making it come true, and when I finally got there, surrounded by all Harold’s and Vita’s creativity and dedication, tears leaked from my eyes, as I stood in the mown path of.Welcome to Iris of Sissinghurst.

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