How do you give a garden good bones? Plant a painterly landscape, and in late autumn and winter it will be as beautiful as at the height of summer. This week we’ll show you how:
Above: In designer Piet Oudolf’s own garden in Hummelo, he planted low-growing late-season grasses and perennials. For more about the planting scheme see Required Reading: How to Recreate Piet Oudolf’s Painterly Landscapes.
- A classic midcentury Norman Jaffe house gets a modern garden on Long Island in this week’s Landscape Architect Visit.
- Coming to California next month: Remodelista Markets. Join us for our first-ever two-day holiday shopping markets in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
- Win a firecracker display of flowers for the holiday season. There’s still time to enter our Gardenista Giveaway to win a set of six waxed amaryllis bulbs (and six footed plant stools) from Terrain. Enter here.
- We dissect Dutch landscape designer Piet Oudolf’s signature style and show you how to recreate the look in this week’s Garden Ideas to Steal post.
- Master gardener Tim Callis shares his checklist for how to put a garden to bed for the winter in this week’s Landscaping 101 post.
- Vases glazed with volcanic ash from Iceland are our new obsession. Read about them in this week’s Indoor Gardening & Accessories post.
- It’s always summer somewhere; Brice and Helen Marsden in the West Indies offers a lesson in how to add a dash of painterly color to a landscape in this week’s Garden Visit.
- Brooklyn-based architects Khanna Schultz head to the Midwest to design a weaver’s studio for rug maker Elizabeth Eakins (complete with grazing sheep) in this week’s Outbuilding of the Week.