Category : Recycled & Repurposed

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DIY Rose Clock Garden Craft

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The DIY "rose clock" craft project I made for the Home & Family show recently was particularly special; it featured flowers and the menu from a gala event we all attended! The red carpet event was hosted by Crown Media, owners of…

0 Comments / 244 View / January 27, 2015

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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 the Home & Family…

10 Comments / 919 View / November 3, 2014

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Autumn Wreath: Repurposed Corn Stalk From Garden

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The corn harvest at the Home & Family Show vegetable garden has ended after an extremely hot summer season in Los Angeles. We enjoyed a few juicy cobs and now it's time to dig up the brown, sun-dried corn plants and repurpose them in my autumn wreath!…

2 Comments / 369 View / September 24, 2014

Shirley Bovshow's "Living Spice Rack" that spins and is portable.

Vertical Herb Garden: Living, Spinning Spice Rack

Shirley Bovshow's "Living Spice Rack" that spins and is portable.

You can make a vertical herb garden, a "living spice rack" that spins, using a repurposed tomato cage! Vertical gardens are very popular these days because it allows you to free up your floor space without sacrificing space for gardening. One of…

19 Comments / 548 View / January 15, 2013

Recycled Soda Bottle Planter with Decopauge by Shirley Bovshow

Self Watering Containers From Recycled Soda Bottles

Recycled Soda Bottle Planter with Decopauge by Shirley Bovshow

Self watering containers from recycled soda bottles are gaining in popularity because they work and are inexpensive! You probably have soda bottles right now in your pantry or in the recycle bin that you can use to make "free" planters….

2 Comments / 734 View / February 24, 2012

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Water Drums and Rain Gardens

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It has been raining in Los Angeles through the weekend and the ornamental pear trees, Pyrus kawakami, have never looked more dramatic with their dark black trunks and white blossoms. My "dry creek" is actually running now, having served only…

15 Comments / 6660 View / February 9, 2009

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Creating a “Sunset” Patio in Villa Gardens

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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 / 360 View / August 25, 2008

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