It is one of the greatest examples of Piet’s planting techniques, which gardeners and designers around the world continue to try to emulate.

Learn the latest techniques in world-class planting design, from internationally acclaimed planting design genius Piet Oudolf

Online social learning company, Learning with Experts, today launched a new online course by renowned Dutch gardener Piet Oudolf. The Garden Design course is based on the Vlinderhof Garden Design and Planting Plan. Vlinderhof is generally considered one of the most beautiful community gardens in the world. Vlinderhof (meaning Butterfly Garden in Dutch) is designed in the New Perennial style (from Dutch Wave). Clouds of perennials are combined with grasses and there is this almost natural interplay of heights, textures and colors, giving the extraordinary painterly feel of Impressionist art. “It is one of the greatest examples of Piet’s planting techniques, which gardeners and designers around the world continue to try to emulate.” The course includes exclusive access to Piet Oudolf’s design principles and plans, and offers personal commentary on student designs from his expert horticulture collaborator, Dr. Noel Kingsbury.

The new course is part of a collection of three Piet Oudolf Gardens courses that includes courses at Piet’s home garden in Hummelo and his perennial planting on the New York High Line. Exceptionally, students will also have exclusive and rare access to Piet’s Vlinderhof garden plan and highly sought-after planting list as part of the course material.

Elspeth Briscoe, CEO of Learning with Experts, said: “We are delighted to be able to offer gardening enthusiasts and professionals such rare access to the teaching of Piet and Noel and the garden design knowledge of three very different gardens. worldwide. Piet is usually based in the Netherlands and the United States, and Noel in Portugal and the United Kingdom. Our online classrooms give you access to these nomadic gardening masters wherever you are in the world. Unlike most online training, Learning with Experts combines broadcast-quality videos (including bird’s-eye images of planting designs), with an interactive learning experience and real feedback on your own planting designs. from your experts.

Briscoe continued, “We are really looking forward to seeing the students use Piet’s planting plans and create Oudolf-inspired designs for their own gardens. We expect this to appeal to the design community as well as amateur gardening enthusiasts”

Marc Kikkert – founder of Vlinderhof Garden said: “People can use this course to fulfill their Piet Oudolf garden design dreams. This is a truly unique opportunity”

Dr Noel Kingsbury added: “I hope my teachings with Piet and Learning with Experts will inspire people to think differently about landscaping. I think education is so important, and the Learning with Experts site allows people around the world to have access to Piet and his philosophies like no other online learning does.

Learning with Experts provides the opportunity to learn from the hands of experts in their field, without having to leave home. Intimate class sizes of 20 people ensure that learners receive individual attention and support, while providing a community orientation, so that peers interact and share their creations with each other. The course completion rate at Learning with Experts is over 80%, compared to an average online course completion rate of just 20%.

The Piet Oudolf Vlinderhof garden course is now open at Learning with Experts/Gardening:


About Piet Oudolf
The influential Dutch gardener Piet Oudolf is considered by many to be one of the most innovative planters of the modern era. His highly structured yet naturalistic style is constantly evolving, as evidenced by his many projects, including Lurie Garden Chicago, Hauser & Wirth Somerset Garden, New York High Line, and volunteer-run Vlinderhof Garden.

About learning with experts:
Learn with Experts is a unique online community education platform. It brings together the “experts of experts” with the best in their field to present, interact and lead intimate classes to success in the fields of food and drink, gardening, wellness, photography and art.

With its multitude of tutors and exclusive offering, unlike anything available in the online learning space, Learning with Experts can give consumers access to renowned names such as the writer, chef and food activist, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall; Master Chocolatier, Paul A Young; as well as fully accredited courses such as RHS Level 2 and their full Garden Design Diploma.

Piet Oudolf Gardens collection of 3 courses: Peer: £75 / £335:

Piet Oudolf Vlinderhof Garden Course: Pair £25 / Expert £85:

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