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Curb Appeal Front Yard Porch and Gardens

Curb Appeal: Five Inexpensive Front Yard Enhancements

Curb Appeal Front Yard Porch and Gardens

Enhancing the curb appeal of your house doesn't have to be expensive. Wether you are interested in improving the look of your  front yard for personal enjoyment or for  selling your home, here are a few of my top recommendations….

4 Comments / 2338 View / February 28, 2012

Garden Police Bust Homeowner for Landscaping Mistakes

Garden Designers Roundtable: Landscaping Mistakes to Avoid

Garden Police Bust Homeowner for Landscaping Mistakes

I'm blogging along with my colleagues at Garden Designers Roundtable about mistakes to avoid while working on your landscape project.   Where do I begin?   Whether you're tackling a DIY garden makeover project or hiring a landscape professional, I've…

13 Comments / 424 View / January 23, 2012

Intimate lounge area

No Lawn Backyard Makeover: New Outdoor Living Areas

Intimate lounge area

Consider a "no lawn" backyard design to maximize the use of a small yard and create outdoor living areas! Take a look at how I was able to "stretch" the use of my client, Larry Solomon's tiny backyard into three…

42 Comments / 1754 View / August 23, 2011

edible front yard in knot garden style

Front Yard Vegetable Garden Makeover!

edible front yard in knot garden style

One of my favorite garden television makeovers was a front yard vegetable and herb garden that Michael Glassman and I designed for our show, "Garden Police," (Discovery Home Channel).  

31 Comments / 1567 View / February 22, 2011

Outdoor Table Setting with tile table, roses, muffins and fresh fruit

Outdoor Dining Area Design Ideas

Outdoor Table Setting with tile table, roses, muffins and fresh fruit

Nothing levels the playing field between the rich and poor as the experience of dining outdoors. Everyone has the same access to the sun, the moon and the stars! If you ask me, outdoor dining is one of  the most…

23 Comments / 436 View / November 23, 2010

close up of succulent plants in coca cola glasses

Container Garden Ideas

close up of succulent plants in coca cola glasses

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

44 Comments / 2333 View / May 25, 2010

Golden Goddess Bamboo hedge and Kale

Plant Combinations: Foliage Plants

Golden Goddess Bamboo hedge and Kale

Shirley has been a busy girl these days! I'm designing landscapes in Los Angeles, producing and hosting an  online garden TV talk show, the"Garden World Report," and I have a new venture I'm kicking off today! I was invited to participate along…

41 Comments / 392 View / February 23, 2010

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