Piet Oudolf

How VIADUCTgreene – An Elevated Urban Garden – Is Going To Change The Face of Philadelphia

– Posted in: Garden Design, Garden Musings

In the past few years since I first heard about VIADUCTgreene, it has gone from being a nascent organization with hopes of developing Philadelphia’s own version of The High Line to a pulsating, vibrant not for profit that is going to change the landscape of Philadelphia~ transforming it from being a terrific city into an [...]

Why Mien Ruys Is Thought Of As The Leader of The New Perennial Movement

– Posted in: Garden Design, Garden Design

**This article first appeared in Gardening Gone Wild, November 2010. Mien Ruys, whose garden has influenced generations of well known designers, including Piet Oudolf and Jacqueline van der Kloet, is considered by many to be the leader of the ‘New Perennial Movement.” Mien was surrounded by plants from the time she was young. Her father founded Moerheim Nursery in [...]

Moonlighting

– Posted in: Bulbs, Garden Design

Written by Tovah Martin We are thrilled to have Tovah Martin contributing to Gardening Gone Wild. She is a freelance writer, lecturer, and author of over a dozen garden books including the recently published The New Terrarium. Tovah says that she has a problem with bulbs. It’s called obsession. The fires of infatuation were fanned when [...]