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Giving Up On That Grass

Giving Up On That Grass

We’ve had two straight weeks of rain and constant drizzle and I still can’t get that grass to take root. Stick a fork in it – I’m done. That grass isn’t…

Succeeding with Ground Covers

Succeeding with Ground Covers

I remember the first time I heard the oft repeated gardener’s maxim, “First year they sleep, the second year they creep, and the third year they leap”.  It was told to…

Why Start a Seed Library?

Why Start a Seed Library?

Community seed sharing programs are appearing across the country in the form of seed libraries. Through these programs, members receive a small amount of seeds to grow and save, returning a share…

Seed Libraries In The Northeast

Seed Libraries In The Northeast

Being a garden blogger has its perks…free plants and seeds.  Every year, the packets come in, some I purchased and some from suppliers who want me to try things out. I…

Spring is Here! (I think)

Spring is Here! (I think)

I’ve got big plans this spring (I know I am speaking as if it is still coming – when in fact, it already came, flitted around for a few minutes, left,…

Move-over Strawberries… I Need Room

Move-over Strawberries… I Need Room

The vegetable garden is getting a makeover this year. I am filled with spring energy and can’t wait to make a transformation! As I am making plans to rework the raised beds…

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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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