Ramblings of a "New American" Gardener

Henk Gerritsen

Visiting Lianne’s Siergrassen – with Carolyn Mullet’s Dutch Wave Garden Tour

June 26, 2017

Last summer I visited gardens in The Netherlands as a member of Carolyn Mullet’s Dutch Wave tour to see the work of Piet Oudolf and many practitioners of the garden design movement he largely created … the Dutch Wave, often called the New Perennial movement. My experience on this tour convinced me this is the best way to see […]

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Book Review: The New English Garden by Tim Richardson

November 22, 2013
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Tim Richardson’s new book, The New English Garden, is a beautifully photographed, sensuously appealing volume slathered with full-page photographs and huge double-page spreads so large you feel you could fall into them. The book is a hedonistic delight and a source of many hour’s diversion and, if you’re so inclined, a pleasant opportunity for learning. […]

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Is planting Dahlia ‘Bishop of Landaff’ an immoral act?

October 14, 2006
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Native vs non-native…good or bad?

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I dislike the phrase “Sustainable Design” but…

December 23, 2005
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The very beginning of the journey…..

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