Tag : Edible Gardens

fresh fruit and herb holiday centerpiece by Shirley Bovshow

Thanksgiving Table Decor Using Material From Your Garden!

fresh fruit and herb holiday centerpiece by Shirley Bovshow

Luscious Thanksgiving decor using material such as leaves and cuttings from your garden!   I dropped in on my client, Jill’s,  “gourmet garden” today and in the process saved her about $10 dollars on decor for her Thanksgiving table! I…

9 Comments / 1273 View / November 22, 2011

onion rack planter from Dollar Tree store

Edible Gardening Containers From Dollar Store!

onion rack planter from Dollar Tree store

  My presentation on the “Beautiful Edible Garden” at  Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival was a hit last week in Florida! After a detailed 45-minute presentation, my audiences stuck around for another 30 minutes or so to take photos…

10 Comments / 1365 View / April 8, 2009

Have Your Garden and Eat it Too!

Have Your Garden and Eat it Too!

Edible gardens are gaining in popularity across the nation and new gardeners are hungry for planting and design tips. I encourage people to get the most of their yards and take advantage of every inch of sun-kissed space. 

8 Comments / 561 View / March 25, 2009

Front Lawn Versus Edible Gardens: You Choose!

Front Lawn Versus Edible Gardens: You Choose!

cucumber-beets-onion1

I want to know if edible front yards are dethroning lawns in your neighborhood? From the amount of coverage  the subject is getting from news papers and prominent garden bloggers like my friend Susan Harris over at The Sustainable Gardening Blog,…

33 Comments / 453 View / January 10, 2009

Gourmet, Organic Restaurant Gardens: The Parkway Grill

Gourmet, Organic Restaurant Gardens: The Parkway Grill

Parkway Grill Restaurant in Pasadena California

  My husband, Larry and I celebrated our 17th wedding anniversary last weekend in Pasadena, California. (Yes, I was a child bride). We spent three glorious days visiting some of the nation's most loved botanical destinations including Descanso Gardens, the…

11 Comments / 270 View / December 7, 2008

Japanese garden sculpture for bonsai

The World Needs More “Eden Makers!” Are you One?

Japanese garden sculpture for bonsai

The World needs more "eden makers," are you one?     What is an Eden Maker?   “An Eden Maker is a person who brings a little bit of paradise to the world by creating a garden, growing a plant or…

35 Comments / 253 View / October 10, 2008

Vegetable Garden Failure Report!

Vegetable Garden Failure Report!

EdenMaker Confession This is ugly, so if you have a weak stomach, go on to another blog site like Soliloquy with beautiful words and photos because Nancy Bond would never gross you out.  I wish I could say that being…

14 Comments / 705 View / September 14, 2008

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