Rochelle Greayer

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Overview

28 Pinnacle Road Harvard, Massachusetts 01451

Hello! I'm a garden designer, author, & creative. I'm also a founder of magazines, newspapers, & awesome farmers markets. I live in, and share a world where gardens & style intersect. I love to create engaging events & presentations worldwide.

w: Rochelle Greayer

w: PITH + VIGOR (formerly Studio 'g')

w: Cultivating Garden Style (Take the style quiz!)

e: rochellegreayer@gmail.com

Description

Author of Cultivating Garden Style, Rochelle Greayer is the founder and editor of PITH + VIGOR, a creative newspaper and online magazine for garden enthusiasts. In addition, she is the creator of the popular blog PITH + VIGOR (formerly Studio ‘g’), named one of the top ten gardening blogs by the editors of Better Homes and Gardens and BHG.com; co-founder and editor of Leaf Magazine, a digital design magazine for garden makers; She created the 'The Gardenist' a weekly column for Apartment Therapy, “one of the most influential interior design sites on the Web” according to Forbes magazine and also regularly contributes to MarthaStewart.com.

A graduate of the English Gardening School in London, she has been designing gardens for private residences and hotels around the world since 2002. A lover of fresh homegrown food, she is also one of the founders of the Harvard Farmers Market, the largest weekly farmers market in central Massachusetts.  She regularly holds events and classes around the topics of foraged floristy, local food, and gardening in her historic New England Barn.  Prior to her garden design and writing career, Rochelle was a physicist rocket scientist (yes, really), riding in the cockpits of F-14s and F-18s and helping launch Russia’s first commercial satellite.

 

Prior to writing her first solo book, Cultivating Garden Style (Timber Press, September 2014), In 2012 she was featured in Luke Dixon’s Keeping Bees in Towns and Cities and in 2004 and 2005 she worked with Rosemary Alexander to co-author The Essential Garden Design Workbook and The Garden Makers Manual.   

Topics

Garden Design

Garden Styles (around the world)

Design history

Finding and creating your own personal garden style 

Seasonal and foraged floristry 

Living the life of a writer, publisher, and creative entrepreneur (and making it all work)

Farmers Markets (How to create an local institution that not only provides a place for local commerce, but also re-directs local food to locals in need, helps improve the local school lunch program, and provides extensive community education.)

Locations

New England
Harvard, Massachusetts 01451

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