Garden Travel

Pretty Porch Ideas from Ile d'Orleans in Quebec, Canada
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While traveling around the Ile d'Orleans, across the St Lawerence River from Quebec City in Canada, I had a couple of "whoa, stop the car!"...

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Posted by Rochelle |

Are you hitting the road for the holidays? I am not - but I love a good epic holiday road trip. This time of year,...

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The Petrified Carpet collection by Studio ossidiana - concrete garden art.
Posted by Rochelle |

Sight Unseen has a great writeup about Dutch Design Week (October 21-29, 2016). There were many interesting items, but a couple caught my eye.  Created by Studio Ossidiana, these concrete pieces...

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@doyoutravel in montserrat spain
Posted by Rochelle |

I spent a week in Barcelona this summer and now I have a new top five favorite European cities list.  It now goes like this -...

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Le Riad Jasmine pool marrakech morocco islamic pool garden
Posted by Rochelle |

I've got to scratch an itch - my travel itch.  Today Marrakech, Morocco is enticing today... tomorrow it might be Sweden - it doesn't matter...

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condessa coffee by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com art by andrew catanses titled: Revelation in the Garden
Posted by Rochelle |

Two days in Atlanta at the Garden Writers Association conference are in the rear view mirror.  But before I forget, I want to share three quick...

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Nestled in Lincoln, MA, one of Boston's quietest most rural-feeling (though not actually rural) suburbs, the Decordova museum and sculpture park brings contemporary outdoor art to New England....

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Garden Tour of La Colombe d'Or image by by Bernadette Marie via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

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....

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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower center garden by Rochelle Greayer www.pithandvigor.com
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Skipping around this morning, I came across this quote from Lady Bird Johnson and I fell in love with her, again.  Every time I read...

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Christopher Wool, “Untitled” (1990–91), enamel and graphite pencil on aluminum by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

I spent the weekend in New York City, a last-minute trip I planned on Friday after Kate, Anne-Marie and I finished up the last spreads...

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JARDiN DE SERICOURT BY Olivier Bacquet via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

I spent most of yesterday sorting out a computer upgrade, a messed up router and hanging with my little people (who had a holiday from...

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lidians Lylre by Linda Hoffman landscape art www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

The hotels around here are all sold out, the apple orchard across the street has called an 'all-hands', every door is flanked by a big...

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Esopus Spitzenburg is an antique apple that many regard as the very best dessert apple. Thomas Jefferson grew it at Monticello, and it is purported to have been his favorite apple. by Rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

We (my dad, my son, and I) picked all our apples this weekend...taste-testing as we went. I grow 6 varieties (two singular trees + a...

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Posted by Rochelle |

The Chelsea Flower Show in London represents the pinnacle of garden design and is, without question, an annual opportunity to check in with many of...

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Chelsea Flower Show 2015 by Gillian Carson for www.pithandvigor.com
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by Gillian Carson Editor Note:  Gillian Carson of My Tiny Plot took in Chelsea as a spectator on press day as well as on public days....

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by Carrie Preston You think beforehand that when you build a stand at Chelsea you will have lots of opportunity to view and photograph the...

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Rochelle Greayer on the Garden Lady wrko 680am boston
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With trepidation, I'm stepping into the chair of C.L. Fornari as I fill in for her this weekend as The Garden Lady.  If you don't...

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Team Lab giant interactive flower dislplay. Contemporary art. Part of a discussion at www.pithandvigor.com about technology and gardens - interactive gardens.
Posted by Rochelle |

I'm headed to Orlando next week to speak at the Epcot International Garden Festival.  I'm excited, but still have to put final touches one of my...

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Street Wisdom Boston - www.pithandvigor.com
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I've been really frustrated with myself for the past few days.  I had a revelation; an idea I was really excited to write about - it...

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Camellias in full bloom at Middleton Place gardens. March 2015. by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com
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Last week, the old south - specifically Charleston, South Carolina welcomed me for a few days while I got to know some new people.  I'll get...

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I am headed to the airport shortly to hop a plane to Seattle. I haven't been to Seattle since a couple of weeks before I...

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