Piet Oudolf’s Next Wave

After Piet and Anja Oudolf closed their 6,000-square-foot nursery, it left an empty space. Writer Noel Kingsbury was fortunate to witness its “wild” transformation. I am  long time fan of Piet’s evolving perrenial and grass landscapes and although this largely consists of  North american Perennials and grasses,  I can imagine theses effects and low maintenance planting  ideas … Continue reading Piet Oudolf’s Next Wave

Peter Zumthor’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2011

Making the news this week is the opening of Peter Zumthors Serpentine gallery – isn’t it just too boring for words – all this Swiss minimalism – it has some sensual appeal but don’t you  think these statements are now passed their sell by date?

From the Serpentine Gallery Website:

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2011

Peter Zumthor

July – October 2011


The Serpentine Gallery is delighted to reveal the plans for the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2011 by world-renowned Swiss architect Peter Zumthor.

This year’s Pavilion is the 11th commission in the Gallery’s annual series, the world’s first and most ambitious architectural programme of its kind. It will be the architect’s first completed building in the UK and will include a specially created garden by the influential Dutch designer Piet Oudolf. Continue reading “Peter Zumthor’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2011”

Dutch “Garden” Genius Piet Oudolf’s 2010 Venice Biennial Garden

Piet Oudolf is a master plantsman and “gardener” and an acknowledged expert at the art of creating perennial gardens hence his plantings for James Corner’s award winning “High Line” in New York and Kathryn Gustafsons “Lurie Garden” in Chigago and numerous other famous plantings  in pubic and private gardens all over the world. Having been … Continue reading Dutch “Garden” Genius Piet Oudolf’s 2010 Venice Biennial Garden