The Authentic Garden // by Richard Hartlage & Sandy Fischer

In contemporary American garden design, plants are making a comeback. As movements of architectural, naturalistic, meadow, matrix, graphic & ecological planting design have been adopted by the High Line in New York and Citygarden in St. Louis, they have rekindled interest in using plants that suit a given site's ecology - and letting plants, rather than hardscape elements, lead design. The sixty gardens featured in this book are all united by an immediately perceptible, intelligent selection of plants that create an enthralling, memorable, and fitting sense of place: this is what makes a garden truly authentic.

Featuring the Works of :

ALLWORTH DESIGN // ANDREA COCHRAN // JACK DELASHMET // DOYLE HERMAN // GUSTAFSON GUTHRIE NICHOL // HOERR SCHAUDT // RON LUTSKO // STEVE MARTINO // NELSON BYRD WOLTZ // NIEVERA WILLIAMS // OEHME VAN SWEDEN // OLIN // RAYMOND JUNGLES // CHRISTINE TEN EYCK // BERNARD TRAINOR // MICHAEL VERGASON

Available at bookstores and online on November 17, 2015.

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The Authentic Garden Book Tour

Tuesday 17th Nov 2015
7:30pm

RICHARD HARTLAGE AND GUESTS: DEFINING TRENDS IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
at Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

Put on by Town Hall, Land Morphology, and Peter Miller Books

The role of a good landscape architect is to create an authentic, memorable sense of place. For Pacific Northwest architect Richard Hartlage plants are an important part of this process–and they’re making a comeback in contemporary American garden design. As innovative movements of planting design have been adopted by the High Line in New York and Citygarden in St. Louis, they have rekindled interest in using plants that suit a given site’s ecology — and in letting those plants lead the design. This panel discussion, featuring Hartlage and other landscape architects, will explore the many ways plants can create a sense of place and in turn, make a garden feel truly original.

Other panelists include moderator Kevin Kudo-King (Olson Kundig), Sandy Fischer (Land Morphology), Shannon Nichol (Gustafson Guthrie Nichol), and Randy Allworth (Allworth Design).


Thursday 21st Jan 2016
7:30pm

THE AUTHENTIC GARDEN: FRIENDS OF THE ARBORETUM LECTURE
at the Ruby C. McSwain Education Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University
4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606

Put on by the JC Raulston Arboretum

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North Carolina State University alumni, Richard Hartlage, will be celebrating the publication of his new book, The Authentic Garden: Naturalistic & Contemporary Planting Design in Landscape Architecture, with a lecture at the JC Raulston Arboretum.

In contemporary American garden design, plants are making a comeback. As movements of architectural, naturalistic, meadow, matrix, graphic & ecological planting design have been adopted by the High Line in New York and Citygarden in St. Louis, they have rekindled interest in using plants that suit a given site's ecology–and in letting plants, rather than hardscape elements, lead design. The diverse gardens featured in this lecture are all united by an immediately perceptible, intelligent selection of plants that create an enthralling, memorable, and fitting sense of place: this is what makes a garden truly authentic.