Category : Garden Crafts

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Creative Succulent Displays!

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I’m always looking for new ways to display plants in the landscape or in container gardens. When your “day job” is as a garden designer, it’s par for the course. Here are two my my latest unconventional succulent plant displays…

16 Comments / 704 View / May 6, 2010

Unconventional Hostess Gift: Mixed Lettuce Bouquet!

Unconventional Hostess Gift: Mixed Lettuce Bouquet!

I put together this mixed lettuce bouquet from my garden as an unconventional hostess gift. I picked the lettuce 30 minutes before leaving the house to preserve as much freshness as possible. The leaves were washed and rolled in a…

16 Comments / 181 View / July 3, 2008

Succulent Planters- Would You Believe Palm Fronds?

Succulent Planters- Would You Believe Palm Fronds?

I spent the day at the Los Angeles County Arboretum last week attending the L.A. Garden Show and touring the display gardens and marketplace there. I was impressed with some clever succulent planters that were created by a group of…

10 Comments / 847 View / May 7, 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 / 554 View / April 2, 2008

Garden Furniture as “Art”

Garden Furniture as “Art”

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The potting area in this yard designed by Shirley Bovshow, evokes the feeling of a French flower market.   I'm busy preparing for my presentation on "Art in the Garden" for  Epcot's International Flower and Garden Festival   next week, April…

8 Comments / 1178 View / March 25, 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 / 628 View / February 2, 2008

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