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MobileGro 3-Tiered Portable Planter Giveaway on Home & Family Show

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The Home & Family Show on Hallmark Channel is giving away amazing products during the upcoming weeks leading to  Christmas.

I was asked to select my favorite garden product to give away this week.

I chose the MobileGro portable planter designed by Angela DiMaggio.

 

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The MobileGro planter is constructed of strong, powder-coated metal and features heavy-duty casters that make it easy to move indoors or out.

I like the deep planters that are suitable for growing root vegetables.

Well designed, the MobileGro planter accomodates a large amount of plants and takes up very little floor space.

 

 

To enter for the drawing for the MobileGro planter, you must do the following:

1. "Like" the Home & Family show Facebook page.

2. Comment under the photo of the MobileGro planter on their Facebook page.

3. Drawing ends on Friday, Dec. 6, 2014 at midnight.

 

Don't waste time, get over to their Facebook page.

Good luck!

 

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Watch my garden and landscaping segments on the "Home & Family" show, weekdays at 10am pst on the Hallmark channel.

Shirley

 

Poinsettia Varieties: Beyond the Common Red

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Now that we are in the month of December, many of us are adding Poinsettias to our indoor plant inventory.

The ultimate Christmas plant, Poinsettias span over 100 varieties beyond the "common red plant."

What is your Poinsettia style?

 

Are you a traditionalist and prefer the ubiquitous red Poinsettia commonly found at the market, or do seek out "designer" varieties?

I selected some Poinsettia varieties that caught my eye while at Armstrong Garden Center and featured them on the "Home & Family" show on Hallmark channel.

 

Before we begin the showcase, let's start with the proper pronunciation of the name, "Pointsettia" and a little background information.

 

Repeat after me:

"Point-set-tia."

Not, "Point-set-ah."

Got it?

Not a big deal, but why not say it correctly?

 

HISTORY OF POINSETTIA

Joel Roberts Poinsett, a physician, botanist, and the first United States Ambassador to Mexico, spotted a wild Poinsettia growing in a deciduous, tropical Mexican forrest in the 1820's.

(Of course, the plant wasn't called "Poinsettia" yet, as it was named after him years later).

The plant was a Euphorbia pulcherima and part of the "spurge" family.

 

Although the plant looked nothing like what we buy today; it was tall and weedy, Poinsett took cuttings and brought them back to his South Carolina home.

He gave cuttings away to friends and started distributing plants informally.

 

100 years later, Paul Ecke Jr. started the Poinsettia industry in California,

Ecke was able to cultivate a seed that grew a full, well branched plant instead of the wild, leggy, original plant from Mexico.

Ecke was so successful that his family at the Paul Ecke Ranch in San Diego had a virtual monopoly on Poinsettia sales in the USA for almost 75 years.

 

Unfortunately for the Ecke family, a horticultural researcher figured out the "secret" to growing full branched Poinsettias and competitors flourished in the 1990's.

The Paul Ecke Ranch developed the most patented, named varieties of Poinsettias in the world!

 

POINSETTIA VARIETIES

In order to appreciate different Poinsettia varieties, take a good look at some of the major features.

 

1. Bract color, shape and texture.

"Bracts" are the "colored leaves" that give Poinsettias their signature look.

Bracts are not flowers, rather they are more like brilliantly colored "modified leaves." 

The function of bracts are to attract the attention of pollinators to the Poinsettia's very small and easily overlooked flowers, or, cyathia found in the center of the bract.

The following Poinsettias all have distinct bract shape, texture and color.

The stems and flower buds are also uniquely colored.

 

Visions of Grandeur"

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 "Visions of Grandeur" has a soft-textured bract, similar to a large rose petal.

Soft shades of pink, yellow and creme contrast with the dark, emerald green leaves.

This is a truly oppulent and luxurious Poinsettia.

One of my favorites, I can see Visions of Grandeur decorating a country or French style home.

Very romantic and pairs beautifully with winter white and some pearls!

 

 

"Winter Rose Red"

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The "Winter Rose Red" Poinsettia looks exactly like it's name!

The bracts on Winter Rose Red are very curvy and turgid, creating the look of a rose or geranium.

 

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The vivid red "petals" form a rosette and is a very unique Poinsettia.

 

"Carousel Red"

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"Carousel Red" Poinsettia has scalloped and wavy bract edges.

 

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Close up of Carousel Red Poinsettia and small, yellow flowers.

 

 

"Ice Punch"

 

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"Ice Punch" Poinsettia has a cool red bract with white highlights.

 

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Close up of Ice Punch Poinsettia.

 

"Monet"

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"Monet" is a vision of loveliness in soft peach tones.

 

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Leaves or bracts of Monet are strong and shapely.

 

DISPLAYING POINSETTIAS

Instead of just laying your Poinsettia with its cellophane wrapper on the table or floor, combine it with a few complimentary house plants.

Create a vignette and use lightweight containers.

 

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GardenStone makes gorgeous, high end planters in stone, metal, and lightweight fiberglass.

I selected the lightweight fiberglass container in a deep bronze color.

It's so much easier to move around a light weight pot during the holidays!

 

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Here's a smaller bronze GardenStone planter.

Beautiful quality materials.

Fooled my eyes!

 

POINSETTIA CARE

1. Place in bright room but not in direct sunlight.

2. Maintain temperatures at daytime-: 65-75 degrees, nightime- 50-65

3. Touch soil and if feels on dry side, water Poinsetta. Make sure to remove or slit the decorative sleeve.

4. Place far from door and heater drafts.

 

SELECTING POINSETTIA PLANTS

Look for these plant traits in a healthy Poinsettia:

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–Look for the "flower cluster" (cycathia) and select plants with as many unopened buds as possible for longer bract display.
–Strong, sturdy stems.
–Dark green foliage (no yellow leaves)

 

 

 

BONUS VIDEO!

Please watch the following video I produced and appeared in promoting a beautiful, new pink Poinsettia variety called, "Princettia!"

 

 

What are your favorite Poinsettias?

Can I answer your questions?

 

SHIRLEY'S GARDEN WORLD REPORT SHOW!

Thanks for visiting my blog.

If you've never watched my online show, "Garden World Report," I invite you to watch my Christmas special.

Subscribe to Garden World Report on Blip TV for upcoming shows.

 

 

Shirley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Palm Frond Succulent Container Arrangement

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My latest garden craft uses repurposed palm fronds as containers for succulent plants.

I love the way the containers look and I'm very satisfied with how easy they are to make.

 

Watch the garden segment as seen on Home & Family show with Shirley Bovshow!

 

 

 
If you live in an area where there are no palm trees, you can order the fronds online at crafting stores.
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You can also check your indoor mall for palm fronds; many grow palm trees indoors.

 

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In Southern California, the windy season blows many palm fronds to the ground and all I have to do is drive around and pick up my future "container" materials from the street!

 

The rest of the materials are inexpensive, so give this project a try. 

You have nothing to lose!

As seen on the Home & Family show on Hallmark channel.

 

MATERIALS FOR PALM FROND SUCCULENT CONTAINERS

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  • Palm fronds- any shape you like from "boat-like" to flat frond. 
  • sphagnum moss
  • plastic chicken wire
  • metal wire

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  • outdoor grade crafting paint in your favorite color
  • polyurethane sealer-glossy
  • twine
  • copper or steal wool pot scrubber
  • succulent cuttings

I created my palm frond succulent container arrangements for the Home & Family show using succulents from Proven Winners brand, Savvy Succulents.

 

INSTRUCTIONS

 

1. Clean the inside and outside of your palm frond with a copper pot scrubber- works just as well as sand paper!

2. Wipe off dust

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3. Apply 2 coats of outdoor grade paint to outside and seal with polyurethane.

4. Wet the moss until moist but not saturated with water.

 

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5. Cut a piece of plastic chicken wire the length of the inside of the palm frond 'pocket' and wide enough to fold over and fill with moss. Make sure it is small enough to fit inside the pocket or flat area.

 

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6. Close the "chicken wire and moss" burrito with thin gauge wire.

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7. Take succulent cuttings from your garden or from plants bought at garden center. Remove all the soil around roots.

8. Stick the succulent cuttings into the sphagnum moss and use a pencil to help create an opening in the moss.

 

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9. Wrap twine or metal wire around the palm frond and moss to secure it and the cuttings to the frond.

10. Place palm frond container arrangement indoors in bright room, but not in direct sun, or outdoors in covered patio.

 

SHIRLEY BOVSHOW'S POND FROND SUCCULENT CONTAINERS

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Shirley Bovshow, garden lifestyle expert for Home & Family Show on Hallmark channel

with her succulent container arrangement.

 

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Do you  have any questions about making the palm frond succulent containers?

 

 

 

 

Fall Containers: One Plant Wonders!

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It's the first week of October and today registered a HOT 98-degrees in Los Angeles.

Perfect weather for desiging fall container gardens!

Oh, I'm not complaining about the perennial sunshine, I only wish "sweater weather" would set in soon.

No matter how warm it is in my town, my focus is on presenting garden and design information for the national audience that watches the "Home & Family" show.

 

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My latest gardening segment is on "Fall Containers: One Plant Wonders!"

I thought it would be practical to showcase plants that boast beautiful foliage, texture, or berries and look great as "one plant wonders" in fall containers.

The last thing I want to do is care for a mixed fall planter, stuffed with a bunch of flowers that need deadheading.

What do you think?

 

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Shopping for garden containers at Green Thumb Nurseries in Canoga Park, CA.

 

My approach to fall containers this year is simple and practical.

Pair a fall foliage plant with a colorful, contrasting jewel-toned container for maximum impact!

 

Take a look at a few of my favorite fall plants for containers featuring some First Editions® plants that I presented on the show.

I want to thank Bailey Nurseries for providing the plants and Green Thumb Nurseries for the colorful containers.

 

Daub's Frosted Juniper Tree

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This Daub's Frosted Juniper is grafted as a small tree with bluish-green, lacy mature foliage and frosted golden-yellow new growth.

I like how the glossy white container and white Galaxy snowberry plant bring light to the evergreen tree.

Junipers are cold hardy and one of the most adaptable plants in the world!

You'll find them surviving under snow as well as braving the heat of the desert.

Find a sunny spot in your garden and enjoy the year-round beauty of this spreading, but low growing variety.

 

Harry Lauder Walking Stick Tree (Corylus avellana)

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The stark, gray, twisted branches of the Corylus avellana or "Harry Lauder Walking Stick" tree, transform the naked branches into a "living sculpture" in the fall and winter.

 I selected a textured, cobalt blue container with raised swirls to play up the contorted shape of the branches.

As the tree ages, the branches become thick and gnarled and bend into corkscrew configurations that are breathtaking and a hallmark of the plant.

When placed in a tall container, it elevates the tree to "art status."

 

Harry Lauder Walking Stick is a member of the hazelnut family and is dormant through the winter.

 

Loropetelum, First Editions® 'Crimson Fire' Fringe Flower

Besides small trees, I selected some plants that are commonly used in the landscape but interesting enough to be featured as a specimen plant.

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The dark ruby leaves of the Loropetelum, or 'Crimson Fire' Fringe Flower, persist throughout the year.

In the spring, the Crimson Fire boasts an eye-opening, neon pink flower.

When  I combined this plant with a glossy, ochre ceramic container, I was impressed with the vivid colors.

Although the loropetelum is hardy to nearly 0-degrees Farenheit when planted in the ground, as a container plant it can tolerate cold temparatures near 20-degrees.

Take it indoors to a sunny room and enjoy closeup when temperatures dip less than 20 degrees.

 

First Editions® 'Red Fame' Hypericum

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Don't I look like I'm enjoying the fall with my sweater?

I was boiling but I kept smiling!

 

 The fire engine red berries of the 'Red Fame' Hypericum tower over the dark green leaves, looking beautiful with autumn colors.

The purple container has a raised, knubby texture that mimics the round berries and reminds me of a cozy, cable knit sweater.

I wish!

 

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Hypericum is related to St. John's Wart and this variety grows round and compact at 2.5 feet tall  by 2.5 feet wide.

Give the Hypericum full sun and don't eat the berries!

They can be toxic to people and turn black in the winter.

 

First Editions® 'Tiger Eyes" Staghorn Sumac

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The warm, orange ceramic planter sets off the golden and scarlet tones of the 'Tiger's Eyes sumac.

 

Take a look at the rosy pink stems with chartreuse green and yellow fall leaves.

If this combination doesn't scream "Autumn," I don't know what does!

Tiger's Eyes is an award winning plant and can be planted later in spring,  in the garden as shrub or small tree.

Find a space with a lot of open space as the sumac tends to grow enthusiastically and cover some ground!

 

Questions From Home & Family Show!

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Q:  Other than color, what type of containers are best for cold weather?

Containers that won't crack from freezing and thawing.
Wood, metal, fiberglass, stone and high-fired ceramic like these

 

Q: What is the difference between a plant with a brand name such as, "First Editions" and plants without special names?

Branded plants such as First Editions® have been bred to be an improved version over their common plant counterpart.

Better disease resistance, more color choices, better size selection, more or extended bloom times.

If you like a plant but not it's behavior, look for branded plants to see if they have improved version.

 

Q:- Any special care for fall container plants?

 

Water once per week if no rain

No need to fertilize

Use an "anti-dessicant" such as Wilt-Pruf to keep leaves from drying on cold, windy days

 

Leave me your questions about your landscape or garden below!

 

Three Tiered Stackable Container Garden With Holiday Message

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I designed a three tiered, stackable container garden with a message for the Fourth of July for my gardening segment on the "Home and Family" show recently.

 

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Along the front of a trio of stacked, white terra-cotta pots, I painted the words, "God Bless America" in royal blue.

 

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Turn the planters around and the message reads, "Joy, Peace, Love," a perfect message for the Christmas holidays!

Painted with red letters, of course.

 

Stackable planters with messages are trendy these days and I always like to add my own design twist.

With "reversible" containers, I can extend the usefulness of the decorative garden display beyond the Fourth of July holiday.

 I can keep the patriotic planter on the porch from the Fourth of July until Christmas!

 

How To Make Stackable Holiday Planters

Watch my TV segment from the Home & Family show, "DIY Stacked Patriotic Planter with Shirley Bovshow"

 

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Select a small, medium and large terra cotta container and paint with white indoor/outdoor latex paint.

 

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Tape off the insde of container as shown and paint the inner lip white, stopping short of the soil line.

Paint an accent color under the outside rim of the planters, I chose red.

 

If you are good at freehand drawing, paint your desired message.

I don't trust my hand, so I wrote message in pencil and filled in with paint.

 

Begin with your large container and invert a sturdy plastic growing pot inside of it.

Growing pots can usually be found in recyle pins or at landscape centers for free.

Ask around.

 

 

 

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This upside down container will serve as a platform to set the medium size planter on top of.

You may need to stack a few empty containers until you are happy with the elevation of the medium container.

 

Once the inverted growing pots are stacked as high as you like, fill the space between them and the garden container with potting soil.

Move on  to the next level, stacking the growing pots and then place the last container on top!

 

It's time to plant!

 

This patriotic planter design features red, white and blue plants and I kept the variety of plants to a minimum on purpose.

Too many different plants creates a busy feeling and that's not what you want.

 

Plant Selection For Shirley's  Patriotic Stacked Planter

 

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RED

Zonal geraniums

Celosia- to add texture

 

WHITE

Nemesia

Gaura

Gerbera Daisy

 

BLUE

Lobelia

 

Planting Tips

Start planting from the top and work your way down.

This way, you won't spill soil on top of the plants in the lower levels.

 

Plant lower-growing annuals like the blue lobelia beneath the words so that it won't grow up and cover the message!

Cascading plants like the nemesia should be planted along the sides of the container.

 

Invest in a sturdy, strong plant caddy with casters so you can spin your container arrangement around when the holiday changes!

 

 

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Isn't this fun?

 

DIY Bunny Rabbit Topiary From Tomato Cage!

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My fingers are still tender from working on my DIY bunny rabbit topiary made from a repurposed tomato cage and floral netting!

After trying six different design approaches for the bunny topiary, I finally settled on using a tomato cage as a support.

You can't beat the 2 dollar price tag and the small tomato cage frame is the perfect size to fit a 1 or 5 gallon size plant.

And so, I presented my design on the Home and Family show on the Hallmark channel where I appear as the garden design expert.

 

I love the challenge of coming up with new ideas and garden design projects every week for the show.

The bunny topiary was a challenge because it had to be easy enough for most people to do, use inexpensive materials, and be structurally viable.

I was excited when I finally thought of using a tomato cage and estatic when I put it together and it actually looked kind of cute!

 

Want to make one?

Here we go.

 

Materials for Shirley's DIY Bunny Rabbit Topiary From Tomato Cage 

  • Small tomato cage (used as topiary support)
  • 4 packs of green floral wire netting by  Panagea  12" x 48"-inches ( $3 each Joann's)
  • 1 pack 22g green floral wire
  • 1 lightweight plant container
  • 1- 5-gallon African Boxwood plant (SEE NOTE)
  • 3- 4"-inch English Daisies
  • 1-4"-inch Festuca blue- (to use as bunny's tail)
  • 1-pack "sew on eyes" (.50 cents at Joann's)
  • Sphagnum moss

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NOTE: Use an evergreen plant for a topiary frame so it looks good year-round.

Select plants with small leaves and dense, green foliage that looks good when sheared.

Examples include boxwood, myrtle, syzygium, laurel, privet, rosemary, ivy, creeping fig vine.

Buy compact varieties of these plants for small topiaries and regular growing varieties for large landscape topiaries.

 

Create the Bunny Topiary Frame

  1. Check  that your inverted tomato cage fits over your plant and sits on the soil of the container.
  2. Remove your tomato cage from plant and wrap with floral netting, securing with floral wire beginning at the base of cage and work your way up.
  3. Pull your netting as you wrap it around so that it is not loose.
  4. Cut off the metal stakes that stick up from the tomato cage with wire cutters.
  5. Place the covered tomato cage carefully over your plant.
  6. Reuse the cut metal stakes to secure the cage to the planter by bending them in half and inserting in soil.
  7. Cut a 8"-10"- inch piece of netting and press it on top of a round object to curve it- this will become the top of the bunny head.
  8. Secure the netting to the top of the topiary form, closing the gap and creating the top of the "head"
  9. Cut another 8-10"-inch netting and shape on top of round object- this will become the bunny's face.

10.Secure the "bunny face to the top of the frame and "head"

Add Appendages

 

FEET

Cut 2 pieces of netting 8"-inches tall by 6"-inches wide.

Fill each piece with moist moss and fold in half lengthwise.

Close with wire and attach to frame with wire.

Bend feet upwards.

 

PAWS

Cut 2 pieces of netting, approx 4"-inches tall by 6"-inches wide.

Fill each with moss and fold in half lengthwise.

Close with wire and attach to frame with wire.

 

BUNNY EARS

Cut two pieces of netting, 12"-inches tall by 6"-inches wide.

Fill each with moss and fold in half lengthwise.

Close with wire and attach to frame with wire.

 

FINAL DETAILS

  1. Attach the "Sew on Eyes" with a piece of wire onto the "face" 
  2. Plant the Festuca grass where the bunny tail would be.
  3. Plant a few English Daisies along the rim of planter
  4. Finish with a hand painted sign that reads: "Please Don't Eat the Daisies" 

 

HAVE FUN!

 

Watch the video of my segment on Home and Family

 

 

 

 

Miniature Garden: Emerald Isle, Mossy, Misty Irish Landscape

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My latest miniature garden is titled, "Emerald Isle," inspired by the misty, mossy, verdant landscape of Ireland.

I created this tabletop-sized landscape for the "Home and Family" show, Hallmark channel's popular daytime home and garden talk show.

The Hallmark channel is all about the holidays, and with Saint Patrick's Day around the corner, I was in the mood to do some interpretive gardening!

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Shirley Bovshow demonstrates how to plant moss, with Cristina Ferrare and Mark Steines on Home & Family show.

 

Selecting Plants For My Miniature Garden

I've never been to Ireland but I've seen lots of photos of the rolling, pastoral hills covered in a thick, persistent fog.

These dense, wet clouds and vapor trickle over Ireland, perpetuating colonies of diverse moss fields.

I turned to Moss Acres, a nursery that specializes in growing moss for the landscape architects, designers, contractors and gardeners for my plants.

 

Did you know that there are over 12,000 recognized species of moss, a plant in the Bryophyta family?

Moss Acres not only supplied the moss for my TV segment, they also sent me a couple of "Mist Makers" to create the foggy effect in my container garden!

 

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I chose only four varieties of moss to showcase in my Emerald Isle miniature garden.

 

Moss Varieties

 

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Sheet Moss (Hypnum imponens)- a flat, creeping moss gaining popularity as a lawn replacement plant.

 

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Cushion Moss (Leucobryum)- a light-green, plump and cushy moss.

 

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Rock Cap Moss- (Dicranum) a dense, medium green moss that grows on top of rocks with little or no soil.

 

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Reindeer Moss-(cladonia) a lichen plant that reindeers eat to keep warm.

 

Mosses are peculiar plants.

Mosses have no roots or flowers and stay relatively small throughout their life.

Mosses are true survivors of the plant world.

Once established in a shady spot with regular water, mosses will respond to freezing temperatures or drought in the same way.

Mosses go to sleep in order to survive extreme temperatures and conditions.

They are brought out of their dormancy by watering and then growth begins again.

 

 

Other Materials Needed To Make This Garden

Container or pot saucer (I used pot saucer on the show and in the example above).

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Gravel (use a small layer for drainage when planting in saucer).

Potting soil

 

 

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Emerald green glass boulder made from recycled glass (sold  in landscape center)

Stones and pebbles

Small glass container (to hide mist pump)

 

mist maker pump for miniature gardens and moss plants

Mister Maker machine (small)

Fairy or St. Patrick’s figurines for holiday theme

Spray bottle with distilled water to water the moss
 

Steps:

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1. Set your glass boulder in middle of planter as a focal point.

 

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2. Make a hole to bury your glass container where mist pump will be placed, leaving 1/2 an inch lip over the soil level.

3. Insert Mister Maker pump into glass container and add water, cover with plastic to keep soil out.

4. Plant mosses, using different types to create a natural effect.

5. Add small stones and cover with sheet moss to create raised, undulating hills.

6. Plant small fern or other plants

 

Detail with St. Patrick's Day or fairy garden decor.

Switch on mister and enjoy the show!

 

 

 

Watch the video of my garden segment on Home & Family Show.

 

Miniature Garden: Emerald Isle Photo Gallery

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Tabletop miniature garden of the Irish landscape.

 

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I bought a glass lampstand at Pier One Imports and used it as a lighthouse for my miniature garden.

 

 

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Close up of "bucket of gold at the end of the rainbow."

 

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I designed the rainbow using bent floral wire and sheer rainbow ribbon which I used a gluegun to attach it with.

 

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The Irish landscape in miniature form includes lots of stone and moss plants to look authentic!

 

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Assorted mosses, stone and Oxalis, a clover plant.

 

Alternative design:

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Here's an Emerald Isle Miniature Garden I designed in a ceramic container!

 

Want to see some more miniature and fairy gardens I've designed?