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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

Pacific Outdoor Living Design Showcase and Outdoor Living Expo in Pasadena and La Canada

Outdoor Living & Landscape Design Showcase in Pasadena/La Canada This Weekend!

Pacific Outdoor Living Design Showcase and Outdoor Living Expo in Pasadena and La Canada

If you live in the Los Angeles area and are looking for beautiful landscape design ideas and outdoor living inspiration, I have a recomendation for you!   Pacific Outdoor Living, a design/build landscape company in Southern California that I admire, is…

0 Comments / 122 View / October 21, 2014

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Halloween Craft: Man-Eating Monster Plant

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One of the easiest Halloween crafts I've ever made has to be the "Man Eating Monster Plant" I presented on the Home & Family Show recently. This Halloween plant craft is rewarding because it features many repurposed materials that can be found in your…

13 Comments / 99394 View / October 9, 2014

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Fall Containers: One Plant Wonders!

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It's the first week of October and today registered a HOT 98 degrees in Los Angeles. Perfect weather for designing fall container gardens! Oh, I'm not complaining about the perennial sunshine; I only wish "sweater weather" would set in soon. No matter how…

4 Comments / 365 View / October 3, 2014

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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 / 704 View / September 24, 2014

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Christmas Tree Watering Pole: Design by Shirley Bovshow

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I enjoy designing beautiful and functional things. My "Christmas Tree Watering Pole," or watering stick, is one of them.     Watch my garden segment on the Home & Family Show on the Hallmark Channel featuring my watering stick.   Christmas trees are…

4 Comments / 484 View / September 17, 2014

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Creative Technique For Becoming A Productive Gardener

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I invited my friend Susan Sherayko, author of "Rainbows Over Ruins" to share her creative problem-solving wisdom on EdenMakers as part of her book "blog tour." As the Line Producer on the Home & Family Show, Susan has the huge task of supervising the financial…

21 Comments / 231 View / September 3, 2014

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Potted Plant Care for Summer: Water, Prune, Fertilize

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Summer is the season when many once beautiful potted plants start to look like they are about to die. It doesn't have to be this way if you invest a few minutes each week to care for your plants.   Watering, pruning, and fertilizing are key…

0 Comments / 450 View / July 18, 2014

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