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We love the CITY and we love NATURE…successfully merging the two is the ultimate challenge for any urban landscape. Our goal is to create an URBAN PARADISE.

We are urban horticulturalists, landscape dreamers AND city dwellers… All qualities needed for making the best garden design company in the New York City.

Urban backyard gardens are among the most difficult design challenges any landscape designer faces.  At GROW we approach each project with fresh eyes and years of experience to help lead us to creating a garden paradise in just a couple hundred square feet of land.

Profiled in over 300 national and international publications as diverse as Architectural Digest, Forbes, Garden Design, Martha Stewart Living, The New York Times, Us Magazine, Hanajikan Japan, Metropolitan Home, Woman’s Day, Travel and Leisure, Air France, Good Housekeeping, Country Living, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Greek Maison and countless others.

Quill and Trowel Award winning author of Potted Gardens, Paradise Found: Gardening in Unlikely Spaces and Flower Power.

Hosted Discovery Channel’s Surprise by Design and America’s longest running home improvement radio show On the House.

 

“One of the Best Designer’s in America”, Oprah Winfery.

Garden contributor to the Today Show for 8 years.

 

Profiled in over 300 national and international publications as diverse as Architectural Digest, Forbes, Garden Design, Martha Stewart Living, The New York Times, Us Magazine, Hanajikan Japan, Metropolitan Home, Woman’s Day, Travel and Leisure, Air France, Good Housekeeping, Country Living, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Greek Maison and countless others.

Creating outdoor “living rooms” for hotels, penthouses, terraces, rooftops and urban backyards for over 20 years.

We have created breathtaking gardens for luxury hotels all over Manhattan.

Check out two or our favorite hotel projects…the Garden Park at the James Hotel in Soho and the Dog Park Garden at the Soho Grand Hotel

With two decades of experience and a reputation for excellence, we deliver great design combined with meticulous and timely installations.

Sky’s the Limit when it comes to the creativity of our urban landscape designs. And fast….we are instant gratification specialists!

 

The challenge of any urban garden is in keeping it URBAN.  It shouldn’t look like a garden in the Hamptons.

Why can’t a green roof be livable?  Why should we give up precious living space for plants…let’s SHARE!

We are proud to have designed one of the “Best Hotel Gardens in the World”  at The James Hotel in Soho.

We love creating modern botanical arrangements weekly for some of the best restaurants and hotels in New York City

Specializing in unique containers, surprising florals and natural botanicals…if not plucked from the garden…then at least inspired by!

Garden inspired, urban influence…our naked botanicals not only expose the roots of the plant…but the simple beauty of nature.

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The Best Green Wall Ever

I really think this is the best green wall ever! I designed it for The Northwest Flower and Garden Show as a tribute to Mondrian, created and nurtured by T

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Forsythia beckons Spring

There is nothing more promising than a tall vase filled with forsythia branches in late March.

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My Living dining room was featured in Home Garden Magazine

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San Francisco Garden Show- Best in Show

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Onion Arrangement

The color of the red onions and snapdragons makes a surprising fresh arrangement.

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Best Green Wall in Seattle

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Red twigged dogwoods really pop in the winter on this rooftop garden designed for the Northwest Flower and Garden Show.

Williamsburg Bridge

Birch trees frame the view of the Williamsburg Bridge on this rooftop garden.

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Vintage Furniture and new containers become one.

Built in benches that match the custom containers blend beautifully with the vintage garden furniture. The graphic chunks of warn solid fabrics brings a morden organic finish to the roof top garden Chelsea, NYC.

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Mercury trees

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Black Eyed Peas and Tulips

Stacking glass jars with black eyed peas makes a dramatic arrangement for this party at Lux Lab.

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American Ireland Fund

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Sweet Potato at the James Hotel

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Shady Back Yard

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Cement sofa

I hate wasting even inch on a rooftop garden..so I designed this furniture so you could grow things in it.

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Best in Show at Seattle Garden Show

We won awards aplenty at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show.

Blue and White Wedding

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Orange and Viburnums

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Calla Lilies and Onions

Black Calla Lilies, Chrysanthimums and Onions in a simple black ceramic square vase makes a strikingly modern arrangement.

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Terrace in the Mist

The rain only enhances Fifth Avenue Penthouse terrace...as does the wisteria, scabiosa, sweet potato vine. But the arched cedar trellis romantices the urban garden most of all.

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Blue Boutennieres

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Roses in an Urn

The simplicity of Lady's mantle and roses in an urn.

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Garden by Rebecca Cole at The James Hotel in New York

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Tired but Happy to win the Northwest Flower and Garden Show

It was a real honor to win Best in Show at the both San Francisco and Seattle's Garden Shows. And this green wall is one of the reasons why,

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Green Grids on a Roof

Stewardia trees, green grids, nepeta, sedums, heuchura and miscanthus grass gives this Williamsburgh, Brooklyn a natural respite.

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Streams and a Blooming Green Roof in Williamsburg

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Modern Grass

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Asclepias and Fern at the Met

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Green Wall by Rebecca Cole

This intricately planted green wall shows contrasting colors and geometric shapes can make a spectacularly modern landscape.

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My own shady outdoor living room

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Holiday at the Surrey Hotel

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Summer parties are all about color!

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Tied to the tete-ta-tete

Good Housekeeping asked me to create floral arrangements out of the scraps from flower conditioning. With the tete-ta-tete, I tied bunches together with the leaves we pulled off the stems to condition the flowers.

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Wedding on the Jersey Shore

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James Hotel NYC dinnerparty

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Planted Cement Sofa and Green Grid Rug

Planted Cement Sofa and Green Grid Rug utilizes every inch of rooftop space for planting and living.

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Park Avenue Hedge Fund Terrace

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Milkweed Pods at the Met

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Lliac and Ball Jars

Lliac,Ball Jars, and terra cotta pots makes a simple statement at an outdoor country wedding in Vermont.

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A Tribeca garden with the a view of the World Trade Centers. After 911 the building was not livable for nearly a year but the the garden survived.

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Log Bench and Table

The cement table tops are held up by fenced in logs.I designed for a one day make over for Surprise By Design on the Discovery Channel.

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Monstera Leaves, French Tulips and Saaba Beans

Macy's Flower Show arrangement of the day!

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Tall Branches with Hanging Votives

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Red Bird on a lit Branch

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Furniture and hot tub but no garden.

Sometimes I have to desing a garden around the furniture...undaunted I GROW into it!

Holiday at the Roger Hotel

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Good Housekeeping Photo Shoot

Good Housekeeping asked me to use the discarded parts of the flower to make something beautiful. I love the way the stems bend back and split open like a flower themselves!

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Nubby Things

I love using loads of nubby, gritty, fuzzy things mixed in with great flowers. It takes the edge off the sweetness.

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Green Art Wins Best in Show

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Brides Magazine

Yellow wedding bouquet for Brides Magazine made of daffodils,ranunculus and roses.

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Our Office Waiting Room

Mix it up..outdoor furniture for indoor, country table for modern loft, residential furniture for an office space. This was our office space and the minute a client walked in they knew...we were either IT or not.

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Green Grid, Birch Grove Rooftop

Birch trees underplanted with artimesia planted in grey zinc and resin planters bring out the silver of the East River below and the Manhattan skyscrapers beyond in this Williamsburg rooftop garden

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Purple, anemones and beakers

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Grass Oasis

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Growing a green wall takes months

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My Own Backyard

Once an alley for the garbage cans, now an urban oasis complete with 19th century swings from a renovated Park in Paris.

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Appearances

The places my career has taken me, whether on Discovery Channel, the Today Show, a book launch or a live radio show, I just pinch myself that my life became so fun...and all doing what I love.

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Best in Show at San Fransisco Garden Show

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A Shoot fo Good Housekeeping

Hyacinths...leaves and all, makes a chic arrangement in a simple glass vase.

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Callas and Lilacs

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Green, green garden

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Setting up at Lincoln Center

Cushion can make a real statement in a public space such as the one at Lincoln Center for this event for The American Ireland Fund

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Doggy Heaven

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Orange striped tiles.

I love this surprising pattern for a tile floor. I designed this stripe to go with the Orange tulip line for Imagine tile

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Garden by Rebecca Cole at The James Hotel in New York

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Sweatered Snowman

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Rooftop Dining

Zinc and mahogany table and containers, benches that store irrigation and glassware, a bed that stores cushion, and plants that match fabrics...a custom design that melds of function and beauty.

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James Hotel Urban Park

Willow, Red Maples and sweet potato vine makes this urban park outside at the James Hotel in Soho a rare city gem.

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Lavender Centerpiece

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Potato Vine with a View

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Modern vintage items can turn any rental space into an intimate, very personal party.

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Mums and Carnations!

Even mums and carnation can look beautiful if you pick the right ones.

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A Welcome Sign of Spring in Soho

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Tribeca View from the Top

Maple, spirea, sweet potato vines almost look they are blooming when a cut flower arrangement is placed in this outdoor living room in Tribeca.

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Green wall at the Francisco Flower and Garden Show

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Wine Barrels create Atmosphere at Brooklyn Winery

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Metropolitan Home covers a lush garden in Soho.

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Snowmound Spirea on a Chelsea Roof in the Summer

A lush overgrown rooftop garden with a view still intact.

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Sitting pretty on a meatpacking roof

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White Christmas

I hate red and green for Christmas. My preferred palette is white...think snow, silver bells and candle light and you got a a great table setting

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Custom pine and birch chandeliers

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Flowers In Large Urn

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Shooting for a Garden Design feature spread!

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Naked Primrose

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