RICK DARKE

LANDSCAPE ETHICS, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND CONTEXTUAL DESIGN
   

      a night heron in flight at Corkscrew Swamp not
                  manipulated - the shutter was actuated while following
                  the bird with the camera    

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Gardens of the High Line: Elevating the Nature of Modern Landscapes, co-authored by Rick Darke and Piet Oudolf in collaboration with graphic designer Lorraine Ferguson, with introduction by Friends of the High Line co-founder Robert Hammond is was published in June by Timber Press.

Here's an interview about the book and the High Line from NPR's Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History and the Human Impulse to Garden, produced by Sarah Bohannon and Jennifer Jewell
http://mynspr.org/post/cultivating-place-elevated-gardens-high-line-landscape-designer-rick-darke    



Gardens of the High Line: Elevating
                          the Nature of Modern Landscapes



The Living Landscape: Des
igning for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden, a collaboration between Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy was published in June 2014 by Timber Press.

The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and
        Biodiversity

Darke's illustrated chapter titled The Accidental Landscape is included in The Good Gardener?: Nature, Humanity and the Garden published March 2015 by Artifice Books on Architecture. 

The Good Gardener front cover

The Roots of My Obsession: Thirty Great Gardeners Reveal Why They Garden
published by Timber Press includes Rick Darke's essay "My Time Machine" on time and landscape.

Listen to Ken Druse's interview with Rick Darke on Real Dirt

Read Bill Marken's Groundbreaker profile of Rick Darke in Garden Design

view videos by Rick Darke on The Wild Garden and the Art of Observation

watch Rick Darke's September 2011 High Line Railyards lecture on the High Line's youtube channel

Read John Hoyland's Gardens Illustrated interview with Rick Darke
 

Read Anne Raver's article "Reshaping Their Own Worldview" in The New York Times
  A discussion of conservation ethics with a world view.