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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

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DIY Bunny Rabbit Topiary From Tomato Cage!

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My fingers are still tender from working on my DIY bunny rabbit topiary made from a repurposed tomato cage and floral netting! After trying six different design approaches for the bunny topiary, I finally settled on using a tomato cage…

2 Comments / 1389 View / April 3, 2014

Miniature Garden: Emerald Isle, Mossy, Misty Irish Landscape

My latest miniature garden is titled, "Emerald Isle," inspired by the misty, mossy, verdant landscape of Ireland. I created this tabletop-sized landscape for the "Home and Family" show, Hallmark channel's popular daytime home and garden talk show. The Hallmark channel is all about…

2 Comments / 918 View / March 12, 2014

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Easy Modular Monogram Succulent Wall Planter From Wood Crates!

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I'm going to show you how to make a trendy, modular monogram succulent wall planter from wood crates you buy at the craft store. There are no tools involved and this is probably one of the easiest vertical wall planters…

8 Comments / 2082 View / February 19, 2014

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Miniature Rose Garden With Repurposed Glass Bottle Arbor

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I designed a miniature rose garden featuring repurposed glass bottles which I made into an arbor just in time for Valentines Day! Don't ask me where I get my wild ideas, I just get them. I have a collection of gorgeous liquor…

1 Comment / 2015 View / February 5, 2014

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Staghorn Fern Mount Displays From Repurposed Materials

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  I have  some creative ideas for displaying mounted Staghorn ferns using repurposed materials and no nails! This tutorial was presented on the Home & Family show on the Hallmark channel where I appear as the garden lifestyle and design…

0 Comments / 12315 View / January 30, 2014

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Legacy Plants: Cloning Your Plants on Home & Family Show

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My latest segment on "Home & Family" show is about "Legacy Plants," or special plants that have been passed to others through cloning. There is nothing new about taking cuttings to multiply a plant but what is unique about my…

3 Comments / 1019 View / January 23, 2014

Plant Bare Root Roses: Save Money, Huge Selection!

January and February may be winter months, but it's prime time to plant bare root roses and save money on a huge selection of roses! Bare root roses cost a fraction of the price of  a container grown rose- as…

2 Comments / 650 View / January 17, 2014

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