Category : Plants

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Staghorn Fern Mount Displays From Repurposed Materials

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  I have  some creative ideas for displaying mounted Staghorn ferns using repurposed materials and no nails! This tutorial was presented on the Home & Family show on the Hallmark channel where I appear as the garden lifestyle and design…

0 Comments / 4363 View / January 30, 2014

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Legacy Plants: Cloning Your Plants on Home & Family Show

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My latest segment on "Home & Family" show is about "Legacy Plants," or special plants that have been passed to others through cloning. There is nothing new about taking cuttings to multiply a plant but what is unique about my…

3 Comments / 233 View / January 23, 2014

Plant Bare Root Roses: Save Money, Huge Selection!

January and February may be winter months, but it's prime time to plant bare root roses and save money on a huge selection of roses! Bare root roses cost a fraction of the price of  a container grown rose- as…

2 Comments / 348 View / January 17, 2014

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Three Reasons To Repot Your Container Plants

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There are three obvious reasons to repot a container plant. 1. Your Plant is Sitting Low in the Container. Geraniums plants, for some reason, are especially vulnerable to sinking low into their planters after a few years. The soil erodes,…

6 Comments / 428 View / January 9, 2014

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Pink Hydrangea and Pine Floral Arrangement

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Creative people inspire and invigorate my spirit! One of the pleasures in my life is working with Cristina Ferrare, the multi-talented host of the "Home & Family" show where I appear as the garden lifestyle contributor. Every week, Cristina sources fresh…

0 Comments / 107 View / December 17, 2013

Poinsettia Plants for Christmas and Holidays. Do you know how to pronounce Poinsettia correctly?

How to Pronounce Poinsettia Correctly

Poinsettia Plants for Christmas and Holidays. Do you know how to pronounce Poinsettia correctly?

How do YOU pronounce "Poinsettia?" Do you say "POIN-SETTA?" How about "POIN-SETTIA," with emphasis on the long "i" at the end?   Watch Shirley Bovshow in this fast 20-second video,  "How to Pronounce Poinsettia Correctly" from her Garden World Report Show…

3 Comments / 225 View / December 10, 2013

Tips For Keeping Your Christmas Tree Fresh

Each year more than 24 million Christmas trees are sold during the holiday season in the United States. Too bad most of these trees look dry and yucky by Christmastime!    Tips and Tricks for Extending Freshness Period of Christmas Trees  …

8 Comments / 604 View / December 9, 2013

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