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Need Some Inspiration for Your Personalized Garden Shed?

Need Some Inspiration for Your Personalized Garden Shed?

Need some inspiration for your personalized garden shed?   I've been challenged  by Debra Prinzing's book, Stylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways to consider the creative use of sheds within the garden as personal retreats, work spaces and hobby rooms. Although I'm a…

10 Comments / 143 View / November 28, 2008

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Garden Coma: What Will You Do While Your Garden Sleeps?

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I need a reality check because I garden in southern California where the sunshine is abundant and the weather is ideal for year round gardening. I know this is not the case for many of my cold climate gardening friends…

19 Comments / 58 View / November 17, 2008

Lechuza Self Watering Containers

Lechuza “Self Watering” Plant Containers!

Lechuza Self Watering Containers

  The Lechuza, "Self Watering" Plant containers were a hit at the Independent Garden Center Show, Chicago.   Garden Center TV: Post #5   The reason why I have failed with some of my container plants is because of improper watering….

9 Comments / 331 View / November 6, 2008

Shirley Bovshow in the rose garden

My Halloween Fun: Stealing Grapes From a Park!

Shirley Bovshow in the rose garden

EdenMaker Story   : Garden Designer Shirley Bovshow shows her sneaky side in the garden.   Now that I'm an adult, it would seem silly for me to go trick or treating on Halloween. Oh, I miss the goodies! My…

7 Comments / 29 View / October 31, 2008

Mulch 101: The Art of Selecting the Perfect Garden Mulch!

Mulch 101: The Art of Selecting the Perfect Garden Mulch!

EdenMaker Tip: Recycled tumbled glass mixed with broken tile is used as mulch in this garden vignette Mulching your garden bed is an art form? It is to me!  When I have over one-hundred different materials that can be used…

20 Comments / 1800 View / October 22, 2008

Have You Tried the Back-Saving “Potlifter” in Your Garden?

Have You Tried the Back-Saving “Potlifter” in Your Garden?

Garden Center TV Post #4 Independent Garden Center Show 2008      Gardening can provide a great physical workout especially when you are involved in sustained gardening activity. I  even enjoy lifting heavy objects because I can skip my weight…

4 Comments / 47 View / October 6, 2008

Capessa.com Interview With Designer Shirley Bovshow

Capessa.com Interview With Designer Shirley Bovshow

I've had lots of requests to re-post the video interview that Capessa ( a women's website community) did with me almost a year ago. I talk about how I was a stay at home mom, got into landscape design and ended…

8 Comments / 46 View / September 28, 2008

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