Author Archives: rochelle greayer

Local, homegrown, real food is my thing. In my spare time, I helped create a farmers market in my town… Continue Reading

To be planning your spring display (that is if you are in the northern hemisphere). I know this picture circulated… Continue Reading

I swear, the fact that Colorado is the second in our list is pure happenstance. I asked my 5 year… Continue Reading

I first discovered Trilliums at the famous Lime Walk of Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent England. There, they were stunningly… Continue Reading

Native, Natives, Natives…everyone is talking about using natives. What is a native? To try and state simply, it’s a plant… Continue Reading

Better than a lounge chair this easily dragged lounge bed is perfect for austere or modern beach side resorts or… Continue Reading

I have recently discovered the trove of interesting garden accessories at and among all the interesting items, I am… Continue Reading

I called the last of my Romantic Plant inspired inspiration boards “Exotic Romance” Based on the Trycirtis (or Toad Lily)… Continue Reading

The international competition: ‘Best Private Plots 08 – Die besten Gärten 2008’ is being held for the third consecutive year.… Continue Reading

As promised last week, here is the first of the ‘other’ two inspiration boards for gardens related to romantic flowers….… Continue Reading

Relocating to New England from England about four years ago seemed, at the time, (and often still does) like the… Continue Reading

A few months back I was asked by the lovely editors at “Design New England” Magazine to be involved in… Continue Reading

I must share with you this excellent inspiration board that our own Emily did. She imagined it as a rooftop… Continue Reading

Bamboos are a huge design trend but installation can quickly become prohibitively expensive as running bamboos need to be contained… Continue Reading

I found them!….the pictures of the unique landscape lights at Tivoli gardens in Copenhagen. The posting the other day about… Continue Reading

Mac Carbonell created The Flowerbox Building on the lower east side of NYC in 2007. It is a remarkable inspiration… Continue Reading

As I look around there is an ever increasing wealth of information on how to be more carbon neutral, sustainable… Continue Reading

It is so rare that garden containers make me take the little gasp of air that implies my immediate recognition… Continue Reading

The Mandarin Oriental in London recently opened the ‘Park Terrace’ offering open air dining in a chic English garden setting.… Continue Reading

Trend #6 -Brown exudes luxury Brown as a feature in the landscape? Doesn’t that have a negative connotation (dead leaves,… Continue Reading

Trend # 5 – Green in all variations Green, of course green, it is the word of the moment; it… Continue Reading

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