Design and Garden Design
FROM New York, NY
Rebecca Cole Grow is the last of a dying breed…a design company, providing full service…from soup to nuts. The business was rooted in the garden but grew to include interior, furniture, event and floral design. With 2 decades of experience and a reputation for excellence, Rebecca Cole Grow has become known as one of New York’s best landscape design companies. Oprah called Rebecca Cole “One of America’s top Designers.” Rebecca Cole Grow has designed weddings for international Super Stars, events for world famous rock stars, living rooms for comedians, dinner parties for moguls, sent flowers for Senators and Presidents and created gardens, green roofs, terraces, outdoor “living rooms” for ordinary folks to the world’s biggest celebrities. Rooted in NYC, RCG has created magic at the The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Lincoln Center, The James Hotel, Soho and Tribeca Grand Hotels, The Surrey, the Sixty and hundreds of penthouses and backyards in every neighborhood of NYC. Rebecca Cole has amassed an array of television and radio credits including hosting Discovery Channel’s, Surprise by Design, On the House, The Today Show’s garden and lifestyle contributor and has appeared on Oprah, The View, CNN, The Early Show, BBC World News and many more. Rebecca is the author of three books Potted Gardens, which won the Quill and Trowel Award for best new gardening book, Paradise Found: Gardening in Unlikely Spaces and Flower Power. Rebecca and GROW have been 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. Rebecca Cole Grow won “Best in Show” in both Seattle and San Francisco’s Flower and Garden Shows. Rebecca has been a featured judged at garden show from Belfast to Singapore to her favorite The Philadelphia Flower Show just a train ride away.
Licensed Tour Guide
A born & bred Native New Yorker, Andrea Coyle is a Board Member & Education Committee Core Member of the Guides Association of NYC. She has a background in both the graphic arts field & early childhood education. A licensed NYC tour guide since 2008, Andrea is a community activist, a preservationist, & a strong supporter of independent small businesses & manufacturers. She loves history, architecture, photography, trains, & food -- & being able to introduce her guests to places off the beaten path!