Tag : Garden Decor

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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 / 492 View / September 24, 2014

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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 / 138 View / November 22, 2011

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Container Garden Ideas

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Many of my container gardens are made from repurposed materials, plant cuttings, anything that strikes my fancy at the moment.

44 Comments / 2441 View / May 25, 2010

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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 / 8427 View / February 9, 2009

Look Who’s Waiting for the Veggies to Sprout!

Look Who’s Waiting for the Veggies to Sprout!

My raised vegetable bed is in germination and growing mode with all my favorite lettuces, heirloom tomatoes, squashes, sugar snap peas, curry, chayote and more! Next to gardening, I love to cook and I can’t wait to see the first…

15 Comments / 201 View / April 21, 2008

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