Category : Container Gardens

Creative Mulch Options: Wine Corks?

Creative Mulch Options: Wine Corks?

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One of the segments  included in my "10-Ways to Incorporate Art In Your Garden" presentation at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival was on creative mulch ideas. Gardeners  know that top dressing garden soil with mulch is an effective…

10 Comments / 715 View / April 8, 2008

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Living Succulent Tapestry Pillow in Under 5 Minutes

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  UPDATED JAN. 5, 2015 This  "Living, Succulent Tapestry Pillow" was designed by Shirley Bovshow and created in less than five minutes! * The video from the Home & Family show is on automatically, if you would like to turn it off,…

9 Comments / 613 View / April 2, 2008

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Container Gardens That Catch The Eye!

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Container gardens that catch the eye are luscious “eye candy” for the container garden enthusiast! Creative plant containers sometimes tell a story or use unexpected materials that are natural conversation starters. As long as the accessories are waterproof or water…

12 Comments / 417 View / March 11, 2008

“Bold, Red, Raised Planter”

“Bold, Red, Raised Planter”

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I love it when functional garden structures do double duty like this bold, red, raised vegetable planter. Placed at an angle in the corner of this yard, the five-foot tall attached lattice obscures an ugly view of the nieghbors garage….

13 Comments / 165 View / February 5, 2008

Miniature Rose Garden: Container Idea

  What do you do with those cute miniature roses that you buy at the supermarket as a "last minute gift?" Glam it up and use it as a "climbing rose" trained over an arbor in a miniature rose garden!…

17 Comments / 672 View / February 2, 2008

Dwarf Meyer Lemon Bush Perfect for Tiny Gardens!

Dwarf Meyer Lemon Bush Perfect for Tiny Gardens!

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Dwarf Meyer lemon bush (trees) are perfect for tiny gardens!   Who says you need massive land space to grow an orchard of citrus? Not in my garden world!   I have 7 dwarf Meyer Lemon (Improved) bushes flourishing and…

13 Comments / 4236 View / January 29, 2008

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