From 1946, the poet and novelist Vita Sackville-West wrote a gardening column in
the Observer. The columns were later collected into a set of books published
between 1951 and 1958. Vita's extensive gardening knowledge, her intense passion
for her subject and her lively literary flair making these garden writing
classics essential for any serious gardener's bookshelf. Volume 2 in a series of
four anthologies reproducing the lively gardening columns by Vita
Sackville-West. This volume covers 1951–1953.