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England’s Earlier Spring

Photo: Sue Snell CHARLESTON in Sussex, England, home to members of the unconventional Bloomsbury group from 1916 until 1978, has never been primarily about the gardens. It’s better known for the creativity of its interiors, painted and decorated with a … Continue reading

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Saving Great Dixter

TWO YEARS AGO, in early April, I had the pleasure of visiting Great Dixter in East Sussex, England, the estate of Christopher Lloyd, who spent his life tending gardens and gigantic, whimsical topiaries begun by his own father and Edwin … Continue reading

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