Paul is the eighth in a family of ten, the rest still lives in England. Paul moved to the U.S. when he met his wife Kristine, almost 30 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 Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, called Greystone Gardens. It features a unique collection of plants and gardening accessories. Greystone Gardens can be visited on the web at

In regards to his TV work:
Paul has been featured on local television on “WNEP’s Home & Backyard” for well over 800 episodes now. Paul has also worked with WGBH on the PBS Emmy award-winning program, “The Victory Garden”, America’s premier gardening show. Additionally, Paul has appeared on CBS’s Early Show to promote his gardening talents. 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.

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, including golf, tennis and soccer. He particularly loves to ride his snowboard and has been teaching at Elk Mountain for the past few seasons. Late winter is spent recuperating and reading history books!

Paul was born in London, England on October 15, 1956. He studied at Warwick University and London University. He holds an honors degree in Psychology and Education and further post graduate studies in Education. Paul holds the Royal Horticultural Society’s Level 3 Certificate of Horticulture. Paul is also a certified arborist (ISA). He has taught in public and private schools in England and the USA. Paul presently lives Clarks Summit, PA with his wife Kristine. Paul has two boys William (19) and Anatoli (21). He has two dogs, Fergus and Lily and a feral cat called Fiona.

Recent Articles
  • Pull up a Bar Stool and Enjoy Benny Brew Co.

    Paul takes us to Benny Brew Company to take a tour of this brew pub with great beer and good food.  Currently Ben produces 4 core brands that are available year round and 4 seasonal brands that are available at different times throughout the year. Benny Brewing Co. also offers many special release beers that are inspired by a variety of ingredients, social and cultural trends and food pairings.

  • Beginning Your Own Beautiful Garden

    Paul Epsom continues his series on beginner gardening.  From the perfect location and soil to plant selection, Paul will soon inspire you to have a fabulous flower garden and landscape masterpiece!!

  • Checking up on Recently Cut Back Trees and Shrubs

    When trimming trees and shrubs back, how much is too much?  Paul takes us around the garden to check up on the plants and trees that were cut way back before the season to see their progress of fresh growth.

  • Weed of the Week for June 22, 2019

    Paul Epsom shares the information on the weed of the week, what it is, how to identify it, and how to get rid of it from your garden.

  • Identifying Invasive Garden Plants

    Certain plants take over your garden beds and landscape.  Paul Epsom gives you the do’s and don’ts of utilizing invasive type plants when gardening.

  • Planting Herbs in a Strawberry Pot

    Paul Epsom shows us how to utilize a strawberry pot to plant multiple types of herbs.  It is a compact way to grow a variety of herbs.

  • Tips for Easy to Grow Herbs

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  • Lewisburg Garden Tour

    It’s back after a year hiatus. Join us for a tour of some of the most beautiful gardens in Lewisburg for ” A Garden Tour of Lewisburg” event.  Paul gives you a sneak peek of some of the featured stops on the tour. CLICK HERE FOR TICKET INFORMATION.  

  • Planting Shrubs and Flower Beds

    Whether you are incorporating  shrubs or flowers beds into your landscape, Paul has the perfect combinations and tips for happy, healthy plants and a show stopping display.

  • Weed of the Week

    Paul Epsom shares information on this week’s Weed of The Week.

  • Flowers of Spring: Bleeding Hearts

    Bleeding heart plants are beautiful additions to any landscape.  These early bloomers come in several colors and varieties.  We’ll look at and learn about these magnificent, dramatic, classic flowers.

  • Weed of the Week

    Weeds are a gardener’s arch enemy.  Paul Epsom takes them on with the Weed of The Week feature.  He’ll show you how to identify weeds in your garden and how to get rid of them.

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