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Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker"

"EdenMaker" and "Foodie Gardener" are my online monikers because I design landscapes and edible gardens. I have 4 kids, 3 dogs and only 1 husband! My passion is design, growing food, and crafting. Watch me on the "Home & Family" show on Hallmark channel as their Garden Lifestyle expert. Other blogs: FoodieGardener.com and GardenCenterTV.com

Home & Family Show, Hallmark Channel: Behind the Scenes!

One of the most unique and entertaining shows to emerge recently for daytime television is Hallmark's Home & Family Show, a daily, two-hour live show! Created by Woody Fraser, and his multi-award winning production company, Home & Family is a…

4 Comments / 613 View / October 31, 2012

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Straw Bale Raised Planters: Shirley Bovshow on Home and Family Show!

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Do you want to learn how to make a straw bale raised planter?     Hi Friends! I invite you to watch my appearance on the "Home and Family" show this week as I re-purpose a straw bale into a…

0 Comments / 472 View / October 30, 2012

Scary Plants: Giant Pitcher Plant, Brugmansia, Teddy Bear Cactus

Brugmansia, Pitcher Plant and Teddy Bear Cactus are amazing works of nature that also qualify as "scary plants" because of their menacing traits! My intention is not to discourage you from adding these plants to your garden or to encourage…

0 Comments / 874 View / October 27, 2012

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Sun-Loving Coleus and Gryphon Begonia Plants

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Coleus plants are known for their extravagant, colorful foliage and ability to bring life to the shade garden. Now there are "sun-loving" coleus plants, introduced by Simply Beautiful! I had the pleasure to preview these tropical beauties recently.   At…

1 Comment / 1048 View / October 18, 2012

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Hallmark “Home and Family Show” Front Yard Makeover

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There's a new daytime show on the Hallmark channel called, "Home and Family" that received a front yard makeover by me! The show is taped in an actual house located on the Universal Studios lot, which is kind of unique…

5 Comments / 2460 View / October 16, 2012

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 / 708 View / October 14, 2012

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How to Feed Your Soil, Read a Fertilizer Label

How-to-read-fertilizer-label-and feed your soil video with Shirley Bovshow

Learn how to feed your soil and read a plant fertilizer label. Ari and Emma ("bodybuilder dudes" in this video) demonstrate how soil nutrition is similar to human nutrition.   Garden expert, Shirley Bovshow explains how soil breaks down plant…

1 Comment / 339 View / October 5, 2012

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