Landscape Pleasures, the annual horticultural event of the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, New York took place on Saturday, June 9 at the Museum. The event, now in its 29th year, was themed Down the Garden Path and offered guests the chance to participate in a symposium of four of the most accomplished individuals in the field of garden design. Oehme, van Sweden Principal Eric D. Groft lectured on The Artful Garden: Creative Inspiration for Landscape Design. During his presentation, he offered a glimpse into how to find inspiration for your garden from all forms of art.
That evening, following the symposium, Eric joined an exclusive list of guests to attend a private cocktail reception at the historic Southampton Village home of Alexander and Mary Kathryn Navab.
On Sunday, June 10th, four of the most beautiful, private gardens in the Hamptons were open for self-guided tours. Included was a garden on Jones Creek in East Hampton, designed by Eric D. Groft; Oehme, van Sweden & Associates, Inc.