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A new book confirms Piet Oudolf as the most influential garden designer of the past 25 years. Tom Stuart-Smith assesses his work

“…Gardening is a constant negotiation between freedom and control. On the one hand we have the clipped hedges, the neatly aligned rows of bedding and the collections of rare plants all neatly catalogued and preserved. At the other we have a seemingly endless quest for some elixir of the natural. We all have a position on this spectrum but it is arguable that Dutchman Piet Oudolf has done as much as anyone over recent years to redefine what is thought of as naturalism in planting…”

For more enter this link: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/10036592/Dutch-master-the-garden-design-genius-of-Piet-Oudolf.html

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