Cassian Schmidt
Cassian Schmidt With a landscape architecture degree, a Master's in horticulture, and more than 25 years of experience as a professional plantsman—including 18 as Hermannshof Director—Cassian Schmidt is a designer, professor, author, and lecturer. His work uses natural plant communities as models for sustainable plant combinations in urban environments and private gardens.

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Hermannshof Director Cassian Schmidt shares the history and vision behind the acclaimed botanical garden nestled in the hills of the Rhine Valley.

A succession of spectacular themed plantings—each framing a particular habitat—surrounds the site's grand 19th-century villa with more...
10/25 We 06:00pm-08:00pm Schmidt
A leader in the New Perennial Movement, Schmidt conducts pioneering research into which specific perennial combinations thrive in a given habitat with minimum maintenance. In this special workshop, he compares the aesthetics and maintenance requirements of distinct perennial designs—from monoc more...
10/26 Th 10:00am-01:00pm Schmidt