Gardens of the High Line

Gardens of the High Line

Elevating the Nature of Modern Landscapes

Paperback - 2017
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"If you can't get to the High Line. . . this is the next best thing." -- The Washington Post

Before it was restored, the High Line was an untouched, abandoned landscape overgrown with wildflowers. Today it's a central plaza, a cultural center, a walkway, and a green retreat in a bustling city that is free for all to enjoy. This beautiful, dynamic garden was designed by Piet Oudolf, one of the world's most extraordinary garden designers. Gardens of the High Line , by Piet Oudolf and Rick Darke, offers an in-depth view into the planting designs, plant palette, and maintenance of this landmark achievement. It reveals a four-season garden that is filled with native and exotic plants, drought-tol­erant perennials, and grasses that thrive and spread. It also offers inspiration and advice on recreating its iconic, naturalistic style. Featuring stunning photographs by Rick Darke and an introduction by Robert Hammond, the founder of the Friends of the High Line, this large-trim, photo-driven book is a must-have gem of nature of design.
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2017.
ISBN: 9781604696998
1604696990
Branch Call Number: F128.65.H54 O93 2017
712.5097471
Characteristics: 319 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Darke, Rick - Author
Hammond, Robert 1969-

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