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Garden To Visit: La Colombe d’Or Hotel

Garden To Visit: La Colombe d’Or Hotel

It’s Wednesday and I find it hard to believe that just four days ago I was in Provence, France. I wish I was still there. I spent a week, but could…

How to Navigate the Nursery for Late Season Plant Shopping

How to Navigate the Nursery for Late Season Plant Shopping

It’s July and officially ‘late season’ for plant buying.  (Don’t worry! – you get another chance for regular season planting in the early fall).  In many parts of the country, this is…

When All Else Fails – Soil. Compost. Mulch.

When All Else Fails – Soil. Compost. Mulch.

I generally feel like I can’t do much of anything about of a whole host of things that concern me (Guns, Breixit, Trump, Global Warming…I’d rather not go on…).  But small…

Giveaway Winners Announced

Giveaway Winners Announced

Thank you all so much for your participation in the P+V Reader Survey.  The response was overwhelming – twice as many of you responded than what I had optimistically hoped for….

The Art Of The Bee Hive

The Art Of The Bee Hive

I miss the beehives that sat at the edge of the our garden for many seasons.  They weren’t particularly special as hives go – not like those that I see from…

Garden Style Plants – Using Double White Impatiens

Garden Style Plants – Using Double White Impatiens

Whole Foods and Trader Joes appear to have recently split a shipment of beautiful potted gardenias and they both had them for sale a couple of weeks ago.  Drunk with the…

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Hello, I’m Rochelle Greayer. I’m a garden designer and writer. In 2001 I started a landscape design studio in my tiny flat in Notting Hill while studying Garden Design at the English Gardening School in… Continue Reading…

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