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Paul is the eighth in a family of ten, the rest still thriving in England. Paul moved to the U.S. when he met his wife Kristine, almost 20 year's ago. Paul's gardening career goes back to his childhood. His mother, Barbara, was a keen gardener, an active member of the RHS, and from her, Paul learned all the basics as a child in large Edwardian Homes. He has been gardening ever since, both professionally and for pleasure.

Presently, Paul runs a garden center in Pennsylvania, Greystone Gardens. It features a unique collection of plants and gardening accessories. The garden center includes a seasonal Cafe. Greystone Gardens can be visited on the web at www.GreystoneG.com.

In regards to his TV work

Paul has been featured on Pennsylvania local television in WNEP's successful Home and Backyard TV program for well over 400 episodes now. Paul is now also working with WGBH on the PBS Emmy Award winning program The Victory Garden. In 2003, 2004, 2005 and this year,

Paul has won Garden Globe awards for his TV work The award is given by the Garden Writer's association for work of an outstanding quality. The PBS production is nationally broadcast in all 50 states, and Paul is working his fifth season with the Victory Garden. Paul's Home garden and his garden center have been featured on recent episodes of the show.

Early this year, Paul made several appearances on the CBS Early Show, broadcast nationally out of Manhattan.

Paul's teaching experience is apparent in his succinct "how-to" segments, which help viewers see gardening and their gardens in a creative light. Paul's love of the art of gardening shines through, along with his British humor and energy. He adds a personable touch that makes gardening attractive to those who would never dream of watching such a program!

Paul enjoys all kinds of outdoor activities. Golf, tennis and soccer He particularly loves to ride his snowboard and has been teaching at Elk Mountain for the past few of seasons. Late winter is spent recuperating and reading history books!

Paul was born in London, England on 15th October 1956. He is educated at Warwick University and London University. He holds an honors degree in Psychology and post graduate studies in Education. Paul holds the Royal Horticultural Society's Level 2 Certificate of Horticulture. He has taught in public and private schools in England and the USA. Paul presently lives Clarks Summit, PA with his wife Kristine and two boys Anatoli (12) and William (11). And opps, I almost forgot, Harry Jr, the Irish terrier!

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