Sheila Brady Lectures at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Later this week OvS Principal Sheila Brady will participate in the Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle, Washington. She will serve as a judge for the show’s garden competition and give two talks, one

Winter Work for Spring Blooms

Now is the time to to cut back your garden’s herbaceous materials and put down fresh mulch.

Asclepias tuberosa: Plant of the Year

The Perennial Plant Association recently named Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed) its 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year.

OvS Design Staff Share Reflections from MANTS

OvS staff members recently attended the Mid-Atlantic Nurseryman’s Tradeshow (MANTS) in Baltimore. Read on for their reflections.

Inside the LA Studio: Oehme, van Sweden Now Streaming

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) posted Inside the LA Studio: Oehme, van Sweden from the Annual Meeting and Expo in New Orleans last October.

The New American Garden Exhibtion landsa at Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore

The New American Garden: The Landscape Architecture of Oehme, van Sweden, opens at the Vollmer Visitor Center at the Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore, Maryland on January 14, 2017.

MANTS: The Mid-Atlantic Nurseryman’s Trade Show

This week members of the OvS design team will travel to Baltimore, Maryland to attend the Mid-Atlantic Nurseryman’s Trade Show (MANTS)

Tippet Rise Art Center: One of WIRED’s 2016 Masterpieces

Giving the Gift of Gardens Through Membership Programs

Giving the gift of membership to garden-related non-profit organizations is a thoughtful way to provide friends and family both beauty and impact during the winter holidays.

Eric Groft to Present at Academy Art Museum in Easton, Maryland

OvS Principal Eric Groft will speak at the Academy Art Museum (AAM) in Easton, Maryland on Thursday, December 15 at 6 p.m.

ASLA’s Best Books 2016

The American Society of Landscape Architects just released its list of Best Books of 2016 on its blog The Dirt

Eric Groft Speaks at Garden Design for Living at LSU

OvS Prinicipal Eric Groft recently gave the keynote address at a gathering of landscape architects and landscape architecture students at Garden Design for Living, a symposium held by Louisiana State University’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture in Baton Rouge.

New American Garden Exhibition Travels to LSU

The New American Garden: The Landscape Architecture of Oehme, van Sweden is on display through December 9 at the Student Union Art Gallery at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

AIA Award for Intelligence Community Campus

The American Society of Architects of the Potomac Valley awarded OvS an Excellence in Design Award for its contribution to the Army Corps of Engineers’ redevelopment of the Intelligence Community Campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

OvS Principals Go Inside the LA Studio at the 2016 ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo

OvS Garden Featured on Garden Conservancy Open Days Self-Guided Tours

An OvS garden in Washington, DC’s Georgetown neighborhood will be included in The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program.

Eric Joins American Museum in Britain Staff and Guests on English Excursion in Commemoration of the 300th Birthday of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

Eric Groft is taking some time away from the OvS studio to attend an excursion through the English countryside that coincides with the 300th birthday of Lancelot “Capability” Brown, Great Britain’s most famous and influential landscape architect.

Prosecco and Prose with TCLF
Alexandre de Vogüé on Vaux le Vicomte

OvS, Together with The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), hosted a book-signing by Alexandre de Vogüé, author of A Day at the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomteon Thursday, September 22. The event was held at

OvS Instagram Account Included in List of Industry’s 15 Best

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recently named OvS’ Instagram account to a list of the 15 best Instagram accounts for landscape architects. The ALSA blog The Dirt writes “Oehme, van Sweden is one of the few landscape architecture firms to curate a compelling Instagram account. Vivid photos of plantings, works in progress, life around the office, and a fairly regular output of new content, make this feed stand out.”

Eric Groft on UVA Professor Ben Howland

OvS principal Eric Groft was recently interviewed by NPR affiliate WVTF IQ Radio in Charlottesville, Virginia.  The piece chronicled the career of Ben Howland, a former professor of Eric’s at the University of Virginia School of Architecture.