Tag : Container Gardens

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The “Hanging Gardens” of a Desperate Apartment Dweller!

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  Garden in Santa Monica, California I’ve heard people say, “I can’t have a garden because I live in an apartment with no patio or balcony.” Ok, here is the proof that when there is a will, there is a way to…

6 Comments / 973 View / June 9, 2008

Succulent Planters- Would You Believe Palm Fronds?

Succulent Planters- Would You Believe Palm Fronds?

I spent the day at the Los Angeles County Arboretum last week attending the L.A. Garden Show and touring the display gardens and marketplace there. I was impressed with some clever succulent planters that were created by a group of…

10 Comments / 1413 View / May 7, 2008

Creative Mulch Options: Wine Corks?

Creative Mulch Options: Wine Corks?

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One of the segments  included in my "10-Ways to Incorporate Art In Your Garden" presentation at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival was on creative mulch ideas. Gardeners  know that top dressing garden soil with mulch is an effective…

10 Comments / 2886 View / April 8, 2008

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Living Succulent Tapestry Pillow in Under 5 Minutes

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  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 / 1112 View / April 2, 2008

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Container Gardens That Catch The Eye!

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Container gardens that catch the eye are luscious “eye candy” for the container garden enthusiast! Creative plant containers sometimes tell a story or use unexpected materials that are natural conversation starters. As long as the accessories are waterproof or water…

12 Comments / 1122 View / March 11, 2008

Rocking Chair and outdoor fireplace

Garden Makeover: “Outdoor Family Room” From Wasted Space!

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  A lush, garden outdoor family room replaces an unused entry patio.   Imagine coming home to an inviting outdoor family room like this? Why go indoors at all when you can enjoy an outdoor family room with fireplace, sitting…

7 Comments / 1022 View / February 20, 2008

Miniature Rose Garden: Container Idea

  What do you do with those cute miniature roses that you buy at the supermarket as a "last minute gift?" Glam it up and use it as a "climbing rose" trained over an arbor in a miniature rose garden!…

17 Comments / 1276 View / February 2, 2008

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