How a soybean field in middle-of-nowhere Delaware became a buzzy botanic garden

September 23, 2019 by Adrian Higgins in The Washington Post

At the Delaware Botanic Gardens, drifts of perennials and grasses provide a season-long parade of shifting forms, textures and colors. Flowers are subordinate to the overall effect. (Adrian Higgins/The Washington Post)

Two years after an army of volunteers installed thousands of little nondescript plant plugs, a two-acre field of perennials and grasses near the Delaware shore has sprouted into a beguiling meadow conceived by the prominent Dutch plant designer Piet Oudolf.

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