Piet Oudolf

The High Line – A Breathtaking Public Green Roof Garden in NYC Built on Elevated Railroad Tracks

– Posted in: Garden Design, Garden Plants

Visiting the High Line is one of those magical experiences where once you taste it, you'll want to go back for more. Several flights of stairs above the ground, designed on old railroad tracks (in operation from 1934-1980 ) with the buildings of Manhattan and the Hudson River as a backdrop, the High Line is paradoxically both a soothing and extraordinarily stimulating public park.   It runs from Gansevoort Street in the [...]

GGW Plant Pick of The Month- Sesleria

– Posted in: Garden Plants

A couple of years ago while visiting the Lurie Garden at Millennium Park in Chicago I was attracted to several groupings of a striking yellow-green tufted grass that I did not recognize. It was compact in its growth habit (10-12"H x 10-12"W), and had silvery inflorescences that were about 18"H. It was growing in full [...]