Tag : Gifts From the Garden

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 / 1470 View / December 18, 2009

Unconventional Hostess Gift: Mixed Lettuce Bouquet!

Unconventional Hostess Gift: Mixed Lettuce Bouquet!

I put together this mixed lettuce bouquet from my garden as an unconventional hostess gift. I picked the lettuce 30 minutes before leaving the house to preserve as much freshness as possible. The leaves were washed and rolled in a…

16 Comments / 513 View / July 3, 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 / 1408 View / May 7, 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 / 1107 View / April 2, 2008

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Video Segment on the “Meaning of Flowers”

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Valentines Day is a day of confusion for a lot of people, especially when it comes to the appropriateness of different flowers. It's a good idea to take inventory of your feelings for the recipient and think about the intended message…

5 Comments / 144 View / February 14, 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 / 1267 View / February 2, 2008

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