When Vita Sackville-West and her husband Harold Ni

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When Vita Sackville-West and her husband Harold Nicolson bought Sissinghurst Cas…


When Vita Sackville-West and her husband Harold Nicolson bought Sissinghurst Castle in the English county of Kent in 1930, it was nothing more than a ruin with a run-down garden covered with litter and nettles. In the course of her life, the writer and the Diplomat made this probably the most important and most famous garden in English garden history. Hardly anyone else has shaped modern garden art as much as Sissinghurst. The meeting of the two so different people, which was often highl…