The Oudolf Gardens at Hauser & Wirth Somerset

The Oak Hall, West Dean College of Arts and Conservation


Join us for this lecture on Saturday 7 March at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation.

Oudolf fans will delight in this evening lecture where accomplished plantsman Rory Dusoir and photographer Jason Ingram will talk about their latest collaboration, a beautiful book about the gardens of Hauser & Wirth, Durslade Farm in Somerset. This lecture will give you an insight into the planting combinations and the horticultural know-how behind the gardens.

This talk is suitable for all.

This is an evening talk - arrival and time of talk are as follows:

6-6.30pm - Gather for a glass of wine in the Oak Hall.

7pm - Lecture begins in The Old Library.

8.30pm - Lecture ends.

Book your place today.

Rory Dusoir

Rory decided to pursue a career in horticulture while studying for a classics degree at Balliol College, Oxford. After graduating, he worked at Great Dixter as Assistant Head Gardener prior to undertaking the prestigious Kew Diploma.

Rory has written on a wide range of horticultural topics and has also contributed to two books: Plant User Handbook and Roses: A Celebration. His latest book, on Piet Oudolf's landscape work for Hauser & Wirth Somerset was published in September 2019.

Jason Ingram

Jason is an award winning garden photographer who travels widely, photographing gardens, plants and people for magazines, books and advertising. He also works with top international garden designers on private projects and has provided photography for numerous best selling gardening books. Jason won the Garden Media Guild Photographer of the Year Award in 2013, 2014 and Features Photographer of the Year in 2016. Jason regularly teaches Garden Photography courses and lectures about his work and he is a member of The Garden Photographers Association and the Association of Photographers.

Oudolf Gardens, Photo Credit: Jason Ingram
Flowers at Oudolf Gardens, Photo Credit: Jason Ingram
Planting the Oudolf Gardens at Hauser & Wirth Somerset