Category : Garden Makeovers

Shirley Bovshow's Mediterranean Garden

My Garden Makeover: Tract Lot to Fantasy Yard!

Shirley Bovshow's Mediterranean Garden

Professional garden designers deserve to have a nice yard at home but usually don't get around to treating themselves to their own design work! I waited 13 years to create a dream yard for my family. So, don't feel too…

22 Comments / 727 View / July 1, 2009

narrow side yard small garden

Narrow Side Yard Makeover!

narrow side yard small garden

  I nominate "side yards" as some of the most under-exploited areas in the landscape! What a shame, especially when every square foot of real estate is valuable, even in a down economy.   Small, narrow yards can be perplexing to…

69 Comments / 10540 View / May 5, 2009

trenching for pipes during pool makeover

“Extreme Pool Makeover at Villa Gardens!

trenching for pipes during pool makeover

EdenMaker.TV #3 One of the most significant projects my design partners at Southern California Landscape and I proposed for our clients, the Grinbaum family of Calabasas, California was the complete renovation of their  pool and deck areas. I can't believe…

10 Comments / 1657 View / September 7, 2008

Mediterranean style patio with columns and wood beams

Creating a “Sunset” Patio in Villa Gardens

Mediterranean style patio with columns and wood beams

Eden Maker TV  Post #2 The Villa Garden landscape project for my clients, the Grinbaum family of Calabasas, California is forging ahead at a great pace. One of the design elements, the new patio off of the formal dining room…

12 Comments / 394 View / August 25, 2008

Watch “Real World” Landscape Makeovers on EdenMaker.TV!

Watch “Real World” Landscape Makeovers on EdenMaker.TV!

Whether I’m designing a landscape for my clients in Los Angeles or for a family on garden makeover  television, one thing remains the same- the neighbors are always curious about what is going on  “next door,” so I started EdenMaker.TV!…

3 Comments / 26 View / August 15, 2008

The Making of “Villa Gardens” on EdenMaker TV

The Making of “Villa Gardens” on EdenMaker TV

Ever wonder what is going on in your neighbor’s backyard when trash bins are delivered, bobcats go in and out of the yard and landscaper’s trucks seem to be a permanent fixture on the street? Someone is getting a new…

5 Comments / 170 View / August 14, 2008

Small yard garden courtyard entry

Front Yard Garden Replaces Lawn and Palm Tree!

Small yard garden courtyard entry

    I'm not against having a  front lawn per se, if it's functional and small. Uninspired designs like the one my clients had before I made it over are ultimately a waste of water and time. My clients,  Joe and Randi Grinbaum…

15 Comments / 449 View / June 8, 2008

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