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Oehme, van Sweden recently completed a seasonal update to the plantings at luxury shopping destination Americana Manhasset  on Long Island’s North Shore. Steven Dubner Landscaping installs our designs and Otto Keil Nursery supplies the plants. Together with Rebecca Hollander, Marketing Director at Americana, there is a strong sense of collaboration to tackle this design and installation challenge. See how it all came together – view our photos, below.

Americana Manhasset Fall Plantings

A window box at the Tory Burch store

American Manhasset - Fall Plantings (Entry)

Americana Manhasset - Fall Plantings (side)

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On Wednesday, October 27th Oehme, van Sweden Principal Eric Groft and long standing client Barbara Slifka were hosted to a lunch and tour of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden by President Scot Medbury and Dr. Gerry Moore, Director of Science. From its humble beginnings as an ash dump in the late 1800s, Brooklyn Botanic Garden has come to represent today the very best in urban gardening and horticultural display, attracting more than 700,000 visitors and serves over 150,000 school children each year.

Scot has been with with the Garden five years and has initiated some ambitious projects including a new herb garden, visitor center and expansion of the local plant collection.

A highlight of our visit to the Garden was the beautiful fall color in the Native Flora Garden, and the emerging colors in the maples located in the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden. To view photos of the beautiful fall foliage, check out the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Flickr photosharing page.

What a delight to revisit this gem of a garden located right in the heart of Brooklyn!

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