Chevrel is a Landscape Professional with over 40 years experience, who was living and working in Turkey for 26 years from 1994 until 2020, In 2020/21 Chevrel and her husband Alan Green relocated to the Isle of Man, where they are converting an old Manx Stone Farmyard. This project (Brough Jairg Barn) is their new "Home Project": as well as renovating the stone buildings, it involves working towards a more sustainable way of living, including planting a woodland, and fruit-growing. Her “Home Project” in Turkey was Forest Gardens, creating a garden using native Turkish and medicinal plants, within a forest matrix. Chevrel graduated from the University of Durham in 1980 and studied post-grad Landscape Architecture at the University of Greenwich. She worked in Landscaping in London until she moved to Turkey in 1994. She is a Full Registered member of the Society of Garden Designers, a qualified horticulturalist (RHS), Florist (City & Guilds) and a Trained instructor (Agricultural Training board) She was Chairman of the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) South Thames and then Regional Secretary (1990-1994)
She has represented a number of British equipment manufacturers in Turkey, has edited several publications, appeared on Television panels and programs, and written and published articles on Plants, Gardening, Landscape, Organic food and farming.
Previously Chevrel has lived in Tanzania, Greece, and Turkey, but was educated in the UK and now lives with her husband Alan Green in the Isle of Man. She has two grown-up daughters, speaks fluent Turkish, and has particular expertise working with Mediterranean plants.