The American Museum in Britain’s Annual Americana Lecture – Andrea Wulf’s Founding Gardeners

The American Museum in Britain’s Annual Americana Lecture – Andrea Wulf’s Founding Gardeners

Eric Groft – Oehme, van Sweden Principal – accompanied his long-time friend and client Barbara Slifka to Andrea Wulf’s Annual Americana Lecture for the American Museum in Britain (AMIB), which took place at the Colony Club of New York on Thursday, April 15.

Spring Is Here!

Spring Is Here!

After a seemingly never-ending winter (it’s even snowing today), the first day of spring has finally arrived, bringing with it more than just sunshine and the hope of moderate temperatures, but the promise of a healthy, colorful, beautiful garden.

Oehme, van Sweden’s Native Plant Garden Wins 2014 Honor Award for Landscape Architectural Design

Oehme, van Sweden’s Native Plant Garden Wins 2014 Honor Award for Landscape Architectural Design

The New York Botanical Garden’s Native Plant Garden was awarded the New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects 2014 Honor Award in Landscape Architectural Design.

Grand Opening of Monroe Street Market and Arts Walk

Grand Opening of Monroe Street Market and Arts Walk

OvS Principal Sheila Brady and Senior Associate Marisa Scalera recently attended the Grand Opening Celebration of The Monroe Street Market, a new development project on which OvS served as landscape architect.

Yard Art, Washington Style

Yard Art, Washington Style

The June 26, 2014 edition of the Washington Post Magazine features a piece about outdoor art in Washington, DC-area gardens.

Chinese New Year at Americana Manhasset

Chinese New Year at Americana Manhasset

Along the snowy Miracle Mile of Long Island, the stores at Americana Manhasset were busy celebrating the Year of the Horse.

New York Botanical Garden: Winter Wonderland

New York Botanical Garden: Winter Wonderland

After the kick off of the 14th Annual Winter Lecture Series featuring Emeritus Professor Brian J. Huntley, Eric Groft and NYBG Board Member Julie Sakellariadis made a quick tour of the Garden before jumping the Metro North Train back to the City.

The 30th Anniversary of the German-American Friendship Garden

The 30th Anniversary of the German-American Friendship Garden

The German-American Friendship Garden was originally designed in 1983 by OvS Founding Principal Wolfgang Oehme. The Garden held a special place in Wolfgang’s heart, as it celebrates the special relationship between his native Germany and his adoptive home, the United States.

A Visit From Susan Lucci

A Visit From Susan Lucci

On Saturday August 24, 2013, a long standing friend and colleague of OvS, artist Linda DePalma visited the OvS-designed garden of Annachiara Danieli in Springs, East Hampton, NY.

In Full Bloom: The Native Plant Garden Meadow at NYBG

In Full Bloom: The Native Plant Garden Meadow at NYBG

On Saturday August 10, 2013, OvS Principal Eric Groft accompanied Barbara Slifka to a Nature Conservancy event honoring both donors and Charlie Marder of Marder’s Nursery.