Category : Container Gardens

Memorial Day Container Gardens!

Memorial Day Container Gardens!

phormium-pot

I am posting photos of some of my container gardens and favorite plants  in honor of our war veterans on Memorial Day. These pots are bright, bold and strong,  like our military heros!      One of my favorite "dry…

9 Comments / 994 View / May 25, 2009

Tova Martin’s “The New Terrarium” Book

Tova Martin’s “The New Terrarium” Book

tovah

Tova Martin is a well known garden writer, lecturer, horticulturalist and a prominent personality in the gardening world.               Great credentials but what impresses me most about Tova is that she gets her hands…

9 Comments / 262 View / May 17, 2009

onion rack planter from Dollar Tree store

Edible Gardening Containers From Dollar Store!

onion rack planter from Dollar Tree store

  My presentation on the “Beautiful Edible Garden” at  Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival was a hit last week in Florida! After a detailed 45-minute presentation, my audiences stuck around for another 30 minutes or so to take photos…

10 Comments / 938 View / April 8, 2009

A Garden Vignette for the Winter Patio

A Garden Vignette for the Winter Patio

So it’s cold outside, yea, yea we know.  You may not feel like spending time outdoors in the garden, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t create a pretty container garden vignette for your patio to enjoy from indoors. You…

5 Comments / 118 View / February 23, 2009

Lechuza Self Watering Containers

Lechuza “Self Watering” Plant Containers!

Lechuza Self Watering Containers

  The Lechuza, "Self Watering" Plant containers were a hit at the Independent Garden Center Show, Chicago.   Garden Center TV: Post #5   The reason why I have failed with some of my container plants is because of improper watering….

9 Comments / 789 View / November 6, 2008

apartment balcony garden

The “Hanging Gardens” of a Desperate Apartment Dweller!

apartment balcony garden

  Garden in Santa Monica, California I've heard people say, "I can't have a garden because I live in an apartment with no patio or balcony." Ok, here is the proof that when there is a will, there is a way to…

6 Comments / 350 View / June 9, 2008

Succulent Planters- Would You Believe Palm Fronds?

Succulent Planters- Would You Believe Palm Fronds?

I spent the day at the Los Angeles County Arboretum last week attending the L.A. Garden Show and touring the display gardens and marketplace there. I was impressed with some clever succulent planters that were created by a group of…

10 Comments / 879 View / May 7, 2008

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