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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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  My garden has temporarily faded into the rather boring doldrums of summer.  Spring came late and really dragged its feet, but its profusion of blooms seemed to evaporate at a normal rapid pace.  I am waiting for the heat of summer to hit, as I patiently wait for the daylilies to erupt and make […]

Bright colorful glass houses are an exciting urban and artistic twist on an old garden standard.  The familiarly known Fruin Farmhouse – also called Kolonihavehus was made by artist Tom Fruin who has also created cool colored glass installations all over Brooklyn, New York (I particularly like this water tower). Set in North Brooklyn Farms  it is part of an […]

I’m still marveling at my super woman powers.  Last weekend I took on an epic challenge – I had three graduation parties to attend, single parent responsibilities (due to my husband’s business trip), and a chicken coop garden to singlehandedly makeover.  And when I say makeover, I mean inside and out, plants, trees, grass flowers, […]

I’d love to have a house that has just as many inside window seats as it does outside window seats. image by Amit Gosher via contemporist

It’s not my style to obsess about a perfect carpet of lawn but I do have standards for health that are just not being met by the hapless turf that tries to cover the dirt in front of my house. Do you struggle with an area of your lawn? Have you considered that maybe traditional […]

Dear Friends, Would you like to take a tour of the New England Wild Flower Society’s Garden In The Woods with me? I visited last week when the trilliums and other spring blooming plants were approaching their peak.  As I arrived I was trying to remember the last time I has been and realized that […]

Whose fitbit steps have multiplied in these last few weeks?  I absolutely love watching the fitness numbers tick up as I bustle around the garden, spring cleaning, pruning and installing some new plants. It’s the epitome of the good type of multi-tasking.   I’ve got a few significant projects that I’ve taken on for this […]

“Bees?” “Bees.” “…BEES?” “Yes, bees.” “You seriously want to get bees?” asks Chris, standing in our kitchen staring at me as if I’d just declared that I wanted to start a blue whale farm in our bathtub. My tangible enthusiasm for the idea deflected off his “Mighty Force Field of Logic” and bounced around the […]

I have a relatively short list of garden writers that I actually really like to read. There is Michael Pollan, Amy Stewart, Tim Richardson and Alys Fowler. James Alexander Sinclair can always make me laugh and the odd book by Elizabeth Gilbert inspires me too. I am sure there are others that I am forgetting […]

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