Cultivating Garden Style (Hardcover)

Inspired Ideas and Practical Advice to Unleash Your Garden Personality

By Rochelle Greayer

Timber Press, 9781604694772, 324pp.

Publication Date: October 7, 2014

List Price: 35.00*
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“Get ready, the garden you’ve always longed for is at your fingertips. With images and ideas, Cultivating Garden Style releases your inner designer and helps you create a landscape that is yours and yours alone!” —Ivette Soler, author of The Edible Front Yard

In Cultivating Garden Style, Rochelle Greayer shares ways to create outdoor areas that are charming, comfortable, appealing, and reflect individuality. It features twenty-three unique garden styles accompanied by advice on how to recreate the look. Simple step-by-step projects, like how to make a macramé plant hanger, help the reader personalize the space. Helpful tips and tricks, including how to pick the right tree and pick the right combination of plants and containers, offer essential lessons in gardening and design. More than 1,500 dazzling color photographs give the book a visual punch.

About the Author

Rochelle Greayer is the creator of PITH + VIGOR, the co-editor of Leaf Magazine, and a weekly columnist for Apartment Therapy. A graduate of the English Gardening School in London, Greayer designs gardens internationally and earned a coveted medal from the Royal Horticultural Society at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. 

Praise For Cultivating Garden Style: Inspired Ideas and Practical Advice to Unleash Your Garden Personality

“Offers needed guidance for designing outdoor space in a way that helps gardeners bring unique personality to their living, growing outdoor décor.” —Publishers Weekly
“The big book of inspired ideas from popular columnist and blogger Rochelle Greayer guides readers through the process of transforming outdoor spaces—vast or tiny—into practical yet gorgeous reflections of your own style.” —BookPage

“It’s thorough, inspirational, and a total win. Rochelle, if you’re reading this, I’m your #1 fan girl. Wet your palate with this fun quiz, and then buy the book.” —Sunset

“Loaded with buying guides, DIY ideas, and plant suggestions for creating designs that reflect your personality and taste.” —The American Gardener

“A systematic and thorough style guide—bordering on encyclopedic—for gardens. Greayer’s book offers tips for creating a garden that reflects your personal style, suggests sources for everything from plants to outdoor furniture, and has many step-by-step DIY projects.” —Gardenista

“Loads of luscious images of gardens, products and cultural references—alongside brilliant how-tos—organized by themes with irresistible yet relatable names.” —Horticult

“Will take readers through the entire process of designing a garden.” —The Press Herald

“A creative resource for someone serious about making their open-air spaces as beautiful as their home.” —Garden & Gun

“Rochelle Greayer has demystified garden design. Her approach of creating a garden the same way I would decorate a room is exactly what I needed to start personalizing our outdoor space!” —Making it Lovely
“Design expert Rochelle Greayer suggests new takes on garden design in Cultivating Garden Style that put pizzazz into outdoor living.” California Bounitful   

“Through deft use of photographs, advice, tips, infographics and quotes from the gardeners themselves, Greayer presents what might have been a complicated and overbearing endeavor. I find myself returning to this book, each time seeing something new, something I missed, something I can use in my own garden.” —Rancho Reubidoux 

“A real gem, full of inspiration and practical guidance on how to cultivate a garden that’s so divine, it will give you goosebumps.” —Sweet Spot Style