Category : Garden Crafts

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 / 737 View / January 15, 2013

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Fairy Gardening: Miniature Garden Ideas

Miniature-Garden-Village-Shirley-Bovshow with two buildings- one is candy store and next door is the dentist

Fairy gardening, as well as miniature gardening has opened up a new world of creativity for me as a landscape designer! Although I've  created miniature container gardens for many years, I've never had so many people request them as they…

21 Comments / 2849 View / January 3, 2013

Butter dish terrarium by Shirley Bovshow as seen on the Hallmark show, "Home and Family"

Butter Dish Terrarium By Shirley Bovshow

Butter dish terrarium by Shirley Bovshow as seen on the Hallmark show, "Home and Family"

Take a look at how adorable it is and it couldn't be easier to make!   Bunny figurine and seashell are great details for a butter dish terrarium!   The best part is if you are short on time and…

3 Comments / 193 View / October 14, 2012

Self Watering Containers From Recycled Soda Bottles

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 / 982 View / February 24, 2012

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Thanksgiving “Turkey Centerpiece” Made with Gourd and Flowers!

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Annie_of_Fearless_Flowers creates a Thanksgiving table centerpiece using gourds and flowers

2 Comments / 167 View / November 22, 2011

fresh fruit and herb holiday centerpiece by Shirley Bovshow

Thanksgiving Table Decor Using Material From Your Garden!

fresh fruit and herb holiday centerpiece by Shirley Bovshow

Luscious Thanksgiving decor using material such as leaves and cuttings from your garden!   I dropped in on my client, Jill’s, ¬†“gourmet garden” today and in the process saved her about $10 dollars on decor for her Thanksgiving table! I…

9 Comments / 131 View / November 22, 2011

silver painted wood tree box

Tree Box Holiday Planter!

silver painted wood tree box

Tree Box Holiday Planter  Most people who plant large trees purchase them in wood box containers. You can find discarded tree boxes in dumpsters sitting in front of newly planted yards or piling up at a contractors yard. Such a…

7 Comments / 145 View / December 11, 2010

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