Garden Tour: A Wormtown Plant Haven | PITH + VIGOR by Rochelle Greayer

Rochelle Greayer

Welcome to the

Pith   Vigor

blog

+


Do you wish for more great garden magazines in the world? 

ME TOO!

So I made some... 

the Book

buy

CONNECT:

Hey There! I’m Rochelle Greayer. I’m a garden designer on TV and IRL. I’m also an author and entrepreneur who thinks she can save the world by teaching everyone a little something about landscape design.

rochelle

meet

REgister now!

A Free Master Class

THE 7-STEP SYSTEM TO DESIGN A

Gorge-
ous
Garden

PSSST...

Get IT Now!

Print copies have sold out, but you can still access the digitized 6 Issue Downloadable Collection. 

Cultivate Your Garden Style

11/10/2014

Garden Tour: A Wormtown Plant Haven

Gardens are inextricably linked to the people who tend them. It is a deep relationship, where one depends on the other. In every issue, we will take a tour of a garden with its creator and caretakers walking us through the stories and memories behind the plants, flowers, trees and unique features. In this issue we meet Matt Mattus and Joe Philip.

Matt Mattus and Joe Phillip Garden tour in PITH + VIGOR - image by Kelly Fitzsimmons

They are both passionate plantsmen and collectors, and Matt also tends a blog called Growing With Plants, where he regularly shares his knowledge and enthusiasm with thousands of followers. Their garden is full of treasures that are a delight to novice and avid gardeners alike.

Take the tour….

Purple Martin house Container Garden - Matt Mattus and Joe Phillip Garden tour in PITH + VIGOR - image by Kelly Fitzsimmons

“I’m usually embarrassed to show my garden to visitors, as it looks nothing like the images seen on my blog. But, over time I have realized that plant collectors have similar traits; we like a little of this and a lot of that. So, maybe it’s ok to have veggies, alpine troughs, dahlias, bulbs and topiary all in the same garden.”  – Matt Mattus

dahlias in Matt Mattus Garden

“We are fortunate that our Worcester home sits on a large piece of land with woods behind it, as our neighbors all have a quarter of an acre or less. I do love the ethnic mix that an old neighborhood brings. The house across the way houses a family from Italy, while next door, a Polish family who barely speaks any English often shares pigeon eggs with us.” – Matt Mattus

All images by Kelly Fitzsimmons

Spread the love
  •  
  •  
  • 8
  •  
  •  
    8
    Shares

Do you Need a
Garden Makeover?

Join my Free Webinar Today!


- Learn my 7-step system to design and build a stunning garden anywhere in the world.

- The 5 mistakes EVERYONE makes when creating a garden. (save yourself time, money, and headaches and get much better results!)

- How to work directly with me (but at a DIY price!) to design and create YOUR own gorgeous garden. 

  1. Greenwich says:

    Greenery is so abundant in their garden and that in itself is lovely. Such gardening space is great as it brings life not only to the home but also to people, especially those who live and see this place each and every day.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

join the 10-day garden Design challenge

Your Garden will look waaayyy better in less than 2 weeks - Promise!

in the weeds?

Sign me up