For the Love of Plants: virtual lecture

Arne gave a virtual lecture last autumn as part of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) Bunny Mellon Curricula. A recording is now available to view online here.

Arne is known for his love of plants and uses them to create year-round structure in his garden designs. Pleached fruit creates a wonderful boundary feature, topiary adds drama and geometry and sculpted earthworks provide texture and layers that can be clipped or left to meadow, depending on the season.

In this online lecture, delivered live by Arne from Allt y bela, he explains how he creates planted structure, talking us through some of his signature plants and explaining how he uses them in his designs. Using photos and short films from his own garden and some private gardens he has designed that are rarely seen by the public, this lecture gives viewers a personal insight into Arne's love of plants.


Click here to view a recording of the lecture.

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