Tag : My Opinion

Front Lawn Versus Edible Gardens: You Choose!

Front Lawn Versus Edible Gardens: You Choose!

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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

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Garden Coma: What Will You Do While Your Garden Sleeps?

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I need a reality check because I garden in southern California where the sunshine is abundant and the weather is ideal for year round gardening. I know this is not the case for many of my cold climate gardening friends…

19 Comments / 165 View / November 17, 2008

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

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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

My Maui Garden Adventure!

My Maui Garden Adventure!

“Aloha” from Maui. The people, places and plants were gorgeous…but I also have some “dirt” on this island paradise! I’m BACK and still adjusting from the jet lag I experienced returning to Los Angeles from Maui last week. My internal…

8 Comments / 306 View / July 22, 2008

Shirley Bovshow on HGTV’s “25-Biggest Landsaping Mistakes, 4/13/08

Shirley Bovshow on HGTV’s “25-Biggest Landsaping Mistakes, 4/13/08

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Landscape designer and television host, Shirley Bovshow Are you guilty of committing crimes against your landscape? Find out what not to do before you dig into the dirt and your pocketbook!  Watch landscape designer Shirley Bovshow weigh in along with…

3 Comments / 160 View / April 12, 2008

Garden Blog Awards-Who Will Get Your Vote?

Garden Blog Awards-Who Will Get Your Vote?

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Who will you nominate for the Mouse and Trowel Award? Garden blogging is here to stay and many garden  blog readers and writers throughout the earth divide their time between digging in their  plots and digging for great posts. It’s that time of…

10 Comments / 71 View / March 26, 2008

These “Environmentally Friendly” Neighbors are Enemies!

These “Environmentally Friendly” Neighbors are Enemies!

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According to some people, tree shadows can be beautiful as long as they don’t cast shadows on solar panels! “Your redwood trees are casting shade on my solar panels!” exclaims one neighbor “Your solar panels cast an ugly view in our…

7 Comments / 114 View / February 27, 2008

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