Tag : Container Gardens

Mixed lettuce bouquet makes a great hostess gift!

Holiday Gift Ideas From the Garden

Mixed lettuce bouquet makes a great hostess gift!

There are many holiday gift ideas waiting for you right outside your door in the garden!   Use Plants and Recycled Materials! It's another "recession Christmas" for most people but I'm not going to let this financial challenge get in…

6 Comments / 1537 View / December 18, 2009

“Indoor Gardening”  on Garden World Report Show

“Indoor Gardening” on Garden World Report Show

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It’s Fall and many cold climate gardeners are bringing their plants indoors. The focus of this week’s Garden World Report is “Indoor Gardening” to  inspire gardeners to be as creative indoors as they are with their outdoor plants! The impressive…

7 Comments / 379 View / November 17, 2009

Memorial Day Container Gardens!

Memorial Day Container Gardens!

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I am posting photos of some of my container gardens and favorite plants  in honor of our war veterans on Memorial Day. These pots are bright, bold and strong,  like our military heros!      One of my favorite "dry…

9 Comments / 1682 View / May 25, 2009

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 / 1324 View / November 6, 2008

Monrovia Growers: Would You Like Some Design Inspiration to Go With That Plant?

Monrovia Growers: Would You Like Some Design Inspiration to Go With That Plant?

GardenCenterTV.com  Video Post #1 Independent Garden Center Show, Chicago 2008: Shoppers at independent garden centers will have an added value service provided by Monrovia Growers, in-store boutiques that offer outdoor living and garden design ideas! Monrovia Growers, one of the…

10 Comments / 1182 View / September 10, 2008

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Chicago’s Sidewalk Gardens are Urban Chic!

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  I had Chicago all wrong! Chicago IS a model for sidewalk garden urban chic and a shining example of urban renewal. I was expecting downtown Chicago to be another congested, concrete jungle, as is the case with many high…

12 Comments / 1914 View / August 23, 2008

Gardening and Eating: Two of Life’s Greatest Diversions!

Gardening and Eating: Two of Life’s Greatest Diversions!

Persian cucumbers, green onions and beets from Shirley Bovshow’s garden. I’m not growing my own vegetables to save money, (though its a nice benefit). I’m not growing my own vegetables because I fear the quality of food available in the…

8 Comments / 326 View / June 28, 2008

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