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Inspirational gardeners: Vita Sackville-West

Vita Sackville-West has many claims to fame. She was an accomplished writer and poet, circulated amongst the Bloomsbury Group attributed with modernising British social attitudes during the inter war years, and she was Virginia Woolf’s lover. She married Harold Nicolson...
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Widening diversity in horticulture

It has been an interesting year at Chelsea. The media has not just focused on the flowers. A spotlight has been shone on the people involved as gardeners and garden designers.

Widening engagement and diversity, in other words ensuring that the...
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The extraordinary courtship of a celebrity gardener

Celebrity gardener Monty Don has spoken of the unusual way in which he once tried to impress his girlfriend by cutting her lawn with a pair of scissors. Unable to find the keys to the garden shed or...

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