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Conversation with Tom de Witte, International Landscape Designer

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Wave Hill House
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Tickets: $25, including admission to the grounds and reception. Wave Hill Members save 10%
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Join award-winning international landscape designer Tom de Witte for a rare public talk in the United States. Tom’s projects span the globe–from his home in the Netherlands to Tokyo–and range from intimate private gardens to notable public spaces. His work is deeply influenced by his lifelong love of plants and long-term collaboration with Piet Oudolf, renowned landscape designer, author and leading figure of the New Perennial movement.

Tom will spotlight three projects–including his own home garden–to shed light on his design principles, his collaboration with Piet and lessons learned when moving designs from paper to earth. After the lecture, mix and mingle with Tom and fellow garden enthusiasts at a light reception to talk about plants, design and more.

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    Tom de Witte

    From Netherlands to Tokyo, international landscape designer Tom de Witte specializes in outdoor spaces of all sizes. His plantings, mainly of perennials and grasses, rely on his vast knowledge to create a layered landscape throughout the seasons. His work has been featured in publications, including Gardens Illustrated and Gardenista.

    Tom’s love of plants began at a young age. He graduated from the Academy in Gent and studied for four years at the Horticulture College in Boskoop. He has worked collaboratively with renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, who Tom describes as his mentor, on both public and private landscape projects for over 20 years.

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    Support

    This program is supported as part of the Dutch Culture USA / FUTURE 400 program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York. Learn more at DutchCultureUSA.

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