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Portable Raised Garden Beds for the Urban Square Foot Gardener

Portable garden planter

  "Portable raised garden beds for the urban square foot gardener." I don't think I've ever written such a long blog title, but it works!   It's exciting to be able to present some space efficient options for those of you…

22 Comments / 3800 View / December 4, 2009

“Not-Oprah’s Favorite Things” on Garden World Report Show!

This week’s new Garden World Report show is taking a fun turn for garden enthusiasts! Oprah does a yearly show around this time of the year where she presents her favorite products and does a giveaway. Oprah is not doing…

5 Comments / 396 View / December 1, 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 / 380 View / November 17, 2009

UC Verde Lawn: Test Part 2

UC Verde Lawn: Test Part 2

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Have you ever waited for water to boil? It seems to take forever when you are focusing on it, doesn’t it? This is how I feel, waiting for my new UC Verde test lawn to fill-in here in Los Angeles….

7 Comments / 1250 View / June 26, 2009

Cats as “Rodent” Control in the Garden

Cats as “Rodent” Control in the Garden

Got ivy? You got rodents! Got vegetables and fruit trees? You got rodents! Got junipers or taxus shrubs? Congratulations, you are probably hosting a rodent hotel. Deer mice, field mice, rats, and squirrels are the most common household rodents and…

7 Comments / 219 View / January 24, 2009

tumbled glass river in garden

Create a Memorable School Garden For your Kids!

tumbled glass river in garden

I was asked to design a special “literacy garden” for the school library where the students could hang out and read outdoors. Ever since my kids were in elementary school, I was involved in their classes and volunteered in the…

28 Comments / 1032 View / August 26, 2008

I Recieved a Blog Nod: The “Arte y Pico” Award!

I Recieved a Blog Nod: The “Arte y Pico” Award!

The Arte Y Pico Blog Award. Pass it on to a blog that you consider artistically inspiring! It’s encouraging to open up your blog dashboard and notice that you have some new link relationships. One that caught my eye the…

10 Comments / 139 View / June 26, 2008

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