Sunday, October 20, 2013
Revisiting the Garden at Federal Twist
Back in June, I visited the Garden at Federal Twist and found myself inspired like never before. This friggin garden smacked me upside the head and said "This is what you love dummy. Stop with all the small groupings of plants and endless mulch. Think architectural plants and Piet Oudolf and grasses (that one I have nailed down)."
The memories of the garden still resonate today but hot damn I had no idea how much more inspired I would be after visiting Federal Twist again this past weekend. The visit was part of the The Garden Conservancy's "Open Days Program" but before I share the photos with you, you MUST read the following article that just appeared in the New York Times on the garden and its owner, James Golden:
Seriously, don't move on until you have read this article. It provides such a wonderful backdrop before viewing the garden. And I couldn't be more fortunate to live ten minutes away from this gem.
Now we move on to the photos ... without interruption of my words ... because my words will do it no justice: