Category : Grow Food

“Neat” Edible Front Yard: Knot Garden!

“Neat” Edible Front Yard: Knot Garden!

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Edible gardens in your front yard can be a scary thought but not when you plan a structured design like a “Knot Garden!”

12 Comments / 785 View / March 20, 2008

“Bold, Red, Raised Planter”

“Bold, Red, Raised Planter”

Artistic Raised Planters

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 / 159 View / February 5, 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 / 3600 View / January 29, 2008

Bitter Melon Recipe: Indian Inspired for Vegetable Lovers!

Bitter Melon Recipe: Indian Inspired for Vegetable Lovers!

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Just the thought of eating any food with the word, "bitter" associated with it makes my lips pucker and salivary glands go into tsunami mode. Excuse me while I spit. So why did I buy a vegetable so bitter that even…

3 Comments / 191 View / January 18, 2008

Cucumber growing on the vine from Shirley Bovshow's garden

Cucumber Salad From the Garden For My Son

Cucumber growing on the vine from Shirley Bovshow's garden

  I've been tending to my vegetable garden diligently these days, encouraged by the site of almost-ready-to harvest vegetables. The cucumbers have been lagging behind somewhat, or so I thought until I saw a dark green, perfectly shaped specimen hiding…

1 Comment / 76 View / October 19, 2007

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Melissa’s World Variety Produce: Meet Eden-Makers Who Bring the Delicacies of the Earth to Our Tables!

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Garden Designer Shirley Bovshow eating a chrysanthemum at Melissa's   As a garden designer, my interests are definitely garden related: plants, trees, beautiful landscapes and my favorite- fruits and vegetables because they come from the ground and I can eat them! My…

0 Comments / 213 View / January 30, 2007

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