Vita Sackville-West

Vita Sackville-West

English writer
One must be businesslike, although the glass is falling.More Vita Sackville-West quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Forget not bees in winter, though they sleep.More Vita Sackville-West quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I like muddling things up; and if a herb looks nice in a border, then why not grow it there? Why not grow anything anywhere so long as it looks right where it is? That is, surely, the art of gardening.More Vita Sackville-West quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Gardening is a luxury occupation: an ornament, not a necessity, of life.... Fortunate gardener, who may preoccupy himself solely with beauty in these difficult and ugly days! He is one of the few people left in this distressful world to carry on the tradition of elegance and charm. A useless member of society, considered in terms of economics, he must not be denied his rightful place. He deserves to share it, however humbly, with the painter and poet.More Vita Sackville-West quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But you, oh gardener, poet that you be / Though unaware, now use your seeds like words / And make them lilt with color nicely flung ...More Vita Sackville-West quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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