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Why Mien Ruys Is Thought Of As The Leader of The New Perennial Movement

**This article first appeared in Gardening Gone Wild, November 2010. Mien Ruys, whose garden has influenced generations of well known designers, including Piet Oudolf and Jacqueline van der Kloet, is considered by many to be the leader of the ‘New Perennial Movement.” Mien was surrounded by plants from the time she was young. Her father founded Moerheim Nursery in
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How A Child’s Passion Grew Into Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds

 I’ve been following the growth of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds Catalog for years. When ordering from them this year, I read about Jere Gettle, the founder, and in a split second knew that I wanted to interview him. He’s an
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Snowdrops in The Hidden City Garden

Here is Part 2 of Snowdrops In The Hidden City Garden from Dutch garden designer Harry Pierik. To read Part 1, click here. “In the previous post I showed how...
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