Category : Plants

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 / 1089 View / November 6, 2008

Garden Center TV: An Indoor Plant Named “Tweed” That Looks Like “Weed!”

Garden Center TV: An Indoor Plant Named “Tweed” That Looks Like “Weed!”

Garden Center TV   Post #3 Independent Garden Center Show 2008, Chicago I saw a new indoor plant from Kraft Gardens with a tag that read, "Fool the Police with this Look-Alike!" I had to take a closer look at…

6 Comments / 2135 View / September 20, 2008

Wild Tropical Plants

“Indoor Plants” Growing Wild in Maui

Wild Tropical Plants

On my recent trip to Maui, I had the opportunity to witness tropical plants such as bromeliads, heliconias, spathiphyllums, crotons, and cordylines in their natural or “naturalized” habitat. To some of you, these plants are strictly seasonal container plants or…

5 Comments / 555 View / August 4, 2008

Mediterranean garden design by Shirley Bovshow

Aloha to My Mediterranean Garden…Hello Maui!!

Mediterranean garden design by Shirley Bovshow

I will miss my Mediterranean style garden when I vacation in Maui, Hawaii this week with my family, especially my pepper tree.   I’m hoping my tropical destination will help me forget how I am missing my beautiful “stone-ruin garden”…

15 Comments / 364 View / July 9, 2008

Anigozanthos red kangaroo paw

Try “Kangaroo Paw” (Anigozanthus) For Romantic, Airy Hedge!

Anigozanthos red kangaroo paw

Kangaroo paws come in a rainbow of colors and in full and dwarf varieties. The yellow "Kangaroo paw" plants provide an airy and translucent hedge that separates my private "master bedroom retreat garden" from the rest of the backyard. My…

8 Comments / 1318 View / May 30, 2008

Shirleys-Living-Tapestry-Succulent-Pillow-original-design-edenmakers-blog

Living Succulent Tapestry Pillow in Under 5 Minutes

Shirleys-Living-Tapestry-Succulent-Pillow-original-design-edenmakers-blog

  UPDATED JAN. 5, 2015 This  "Living, Succulent Tapestry Pillow" was designed by Shirley Bovshow and created in less than five minutes! * The video from the Home & Family show is on automatically, if you would like to turn it off,…

9 Comments / 857 View / April 2, 2008

Video: Choose Indoor Plants You Can’t Kill!

Video: Choose Indoor Plants You Can’t Kill!

Believe it or not, there are some indoor plants that are almost impossible to kill! Sound to good to be true?   Watch this video for suggestions from garden designer, Shirley Bovshow.

10 Comments / 174 View / March 13, 2008

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