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Planting the Natural Garden

By Piet Oudolf Henk Gerritsen

“If the world of gardening has rock stars, Piet Oudolf qualifies as Mick Jagger, David Bowie, and Prince rolled into one.” —Gardenista

The original publication of Planting the Natural Garden ushered in a revolution in landscape design: the New Perennial Movement. Spearheaded by internationally renowned designer Piet Oudolf, and incisively articulated by the late plantsman and designer Henk Gerritsen, it transformed private and public spaces with its emotionally resonant, naturalistic use of hardy perennials and grasses.
 
Now this classic has been expanded and updated to include scores of new plants and combinations. Packed with practical information and visual inspiration, Planting the Natural Garden zeroes in on the New Perennial Movement’s power to move us, making its distinctive plant palette available to all. For enthusiasts of these vibrant landscapes, it is an essential text; for gardeners who love the dreamy moods and colors that Oudolf and Gerritsen celebrate, it’s the key to a magic kingdom of garden beauty.
 

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Review quotes
“Irresistible and essential.” —The English Garden

“A beautiful and worthy revision of a garden book classic.” Gardens Illustrated

“A useful DIY manual for home gardeners interested in sustainability.” The Financial Times

“A lush publication.” Landscape Architecture

“A celebration of beauty, design, color and texture in a garden with naturalistic plantings.” The Oregonian

“Packed with practical information and visual inspiration, Planting the Natural Garden is a must-have manual… and an essential source of information and inspiration.” —The Gardener

“An engaging and updated reference for designers, gardeners, and plant lovers alike!” —The American Gardener
 
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Number of pages
288
Publication date
November 12, 2019
ISBN
9781604699746