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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.

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[singlepic id=187 w=500 h= float=] I’m back!  And I have so much to tell you all, I feel like I have this reservoir of stuff and I need to make sure the dam holds so that I can let each piece come out in its best more considered way.  So, continuing…. If you have any familiarity with […]

     Conversations around the post press day pub tables buzzed last night with bets on who would take Best in Show this morning at Chelsea.   Interestingly, most agreed that Cleve West wouldn’t win because a few beech trees in his hedgeline had failed to fully green up in time for the judging. Everyone […]

I have been pondering how to bring you the wealth of garden inspiration that I am finding here at Chelsea.   The gardens are, as usual, filled with design inspiration, back stories, pretty plants, and modern ideas.   While I continue to organize my images and my thoughts, I think I simply need to stick with the […]

Sarah Price is on a rocket ship ride to garden designer stardom.  She is young (31) and she is rocking the garden world.   Her 2012 show garden at Chelsea (sponsored by the Daily Telegraph) earned her a Gold medal (her first) but she is also one of the co-designers of the gardens that will […]

    Joe Swift created a beautiful space for his Chelsea garden where wood and wood tones take center stage. The structures are beautifully finished modern arches of layered cedar wood — (which I would love to know how well they would weather in a real garden)… and the remaining stonework is interesting as well.   The […]

Sometimes the story is more important the pictures.   Jihae Hwang’s Chelsea 2012 garden is just one of those times.   Besides the fact that the garden is a recreation of the still uninhabited De-Militarized Zone that remains after the Korean Conflict – a place which has over the years become a pristine sanctuary of […]

My days here at the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show so full….yesterday I spent the morning in a garden identifying (as best I could) British weeds as part of a forest gardening/ permaculture design course….and then I spent the afternoon at Chelsea’s final build-up day. Today is press day at the show and I took over 400 […]

I read this morning that Chelsea Flower Show tickets are selling on Ebay for over 300 GBP (that is on the order of $500USD). The unimaginable has happened….A flower show has outstripped demand for Cold Play Tickets. The idea of this both shocks and frustrates me.  Much as I love the show….whoa….that is 6 times […]

My story…. I’ve designed many gardens. There was the one for the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show (Bronze Medal, 2003) and the RHS Chelsea Flower Show (accepted by RHS, a someday project – that is forever seeking sponsorship). Also, a large handful of hotels and hospitality properties around the world and countless private gardens in […]

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