Unusually Clever People

On the importance of James van Sweden to the Ecological Movement in American Gardening

Chairs overlooking the bay at van Sweden's Eastern Shore home.

Seen at van Sweden’s Eastern Shore home.

Adrian Higgins perfectly captures how radical a change Jim van Sweden’s “New American Garden” was when he and Wolfgang Oehme introduced grasses and perennials in the ’70s.   The whole obituary is a fascinating read.

Posted by on September 26, 2013 at 9:39 am, in the category Unusually Clever People.
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