Garden Styles

Jardin vertical de Patrick Blanc à la Défense image by Romuald Le Peru
Posted by rochelle greayer |

I knew of Patrick Blanc's work long before I knew of him.  The first time I experienced one of his gardens was sometime in 2007 when...

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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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Posted by Rochelle |

I spotted Phillip Nixon's Garden in Apartment Therapy last week when they referred to it as an "Indiana Jones Oasis".  (oddly, IMO, because nothing about this...

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Asters, Helianthus, grasses and hydrangeas combine for a beautiful fall garden - Austrian Garden Tour
Posted by Rochelle |

My plants have just about passed on for the season.  The last of the leaves are strew across the lawn with only a couple still...

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OsterGRO urban rooftop farm in Denmark
Posted by Rochelle |

The simple fact that such a bounty can come from a pile of dirt on top a building inspires me to no end. Gardening is...

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White house kitchen Garden Michelle Obama - Show me a movement - www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

I am very excited to welcome a guest here today. Linda Bilsens is the Community Composting Manager at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and earlier this year, Michelle...

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Direvilla Kodiak Orange by Rochelle Greayer www.pithandvigor.com
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It goes with the territory that get to try out lots of new plants.  Most are nice - but if they can't pass muster then...

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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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Posted by Rochelle |

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 feng shui by potterybarn
Posted by Rochelle |

Some interesting ideas here to help you plant something new in your garden.  Have you ever used Feng Shui to plan your living spaces? How...

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Amsterdam playhouse via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

Do you have a favorite city? The place you would choose to live if you could choose to live anywhere? Mine is Amsterdam. I love...

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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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sambucus black lace by lozwilkes via flickr cc www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

  Sambucus 'Black Lace' (ornamental elderberry) by lozwilces via flickr CC 2.0.   Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' (Purple Smokebush) by peganum by CC via flickr  Plants...

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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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japanese garden - Black soil and hexagon garden by n-tree www.n-tree.jp via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

I was struck by this garden when I first saw it.  I thought, "that will be nice once it is all planted up". But then...

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Making a suburban meadow and sedum/ succulent lawn with www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

In the Autumn 2015 Issue of PITH + VIGOR we followed designer Claire Kettelkamp of Kettelkamp and Kettelkamp around a garden that she and her...

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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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Backyard biology - turning your garden into a lab for kids to learn everything from biology and math to marketing and economics www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

As the editor of this newspaper, my job is mostly to bring ideas together, and as they flow in from around the garden world, I...

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Retro green autumn planter for the fall garden. Featuring colues, hydranges and grasses. by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

Here's the thing about fall decorating - it's all going to end up in the compost pile pretty quickly -  in about six weeks. So,...

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Harlow Carr Clematis scrambling through container garden by jacki-dee via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by Rochelle |

As you have probably noticed, I work with Proven Winners to test out their plants and then help you (through this website) learn more about...

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Je Persoonlijke Tuin Dutch version of Cultivating Garden Style by Rochelle Greayer
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  Check this out - it's my book - in Dutch.  I love all things Dutch - have I ever told you that if I could...

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