"A Way To Grow" Video Series

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Blog series by Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker" consisting of 11 parts so far

Part 1: "Cocktail Gardening: Grow Mint, Basil and Cilantro!" Video

09-18-2012 03:31 PM by Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker" | 10 comments »

Enjoy this short and informative video about growing some popular herbs used in cocktails! We call it “Cocktail Gardening: Grow Mint, Basil and Cilantro.” You choose if you want to add alcohol to your favorite drinks, or not! My new video series, “Way to Grow” is an entertaining (I hope!) show where I teach a couple of young women how to garden. We also do some creative design projects including miniature and fairy gardens, terrariums, vertical gardens, garden cr...

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Part 2: New Video Series For Beginner Gardeners!

09-18-2012 03:40 PM by Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker" | 6 comments »

This is the trailer for my new video series, “Way to Grow” where I teach two young women how to garden. If you know any newbies who could use some instruction, I’d love for you to share the series with them. Shirley

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Part 3: Harvesting Artichokes Before Flowering! Beginner Tips

09-22-2012 12:25 PM by Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker" | 6 comments »

Harvesting artichokes before flowering is a must in order to ensure an edible artichoke. Once the artichoke matures there is a huge and beautiful surprise waiting for you.Watch this short, 45 second video!Garden expert, Shirley Bovshow offers the Garden Tip of the Day for “Way to Grow.

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Part 4: Gardening School: Top 5 Gardening Tools and Basic Plant Types on Way to Grow!

09-30-2012 10:21 AM by Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker" | 3 comments »

Gardening school is in session and Shirley is teaching the absolute basics, such as: what to wear, what tools to use, what is the difference between an annual, perennial, and biennial? What is a garden zone, and which one is yours? Class is in session, so spit out your gum and listen up. Time to learn Gardening 101. More from Shirley: Subscribe to DIGS! any gardening questions for Shirley? Leave your comments below and...

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Part 5: "How to Feed Your Soil and Read a Fertilizer Label" Video

10-05-2012 10:08 AM by Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker" | 4 comments »

Wacky but informative video about how to feed your soil and read a fertilizer label. I bet you will remember at least 80% of the information we share in the video!!! At least! Learn how to feed your soil and read a plant fertilizer label. Ari and Emma (“bodybuilder dudes” in this video) demonstrate how soil nutrition is similar to human nutrition. Garden expert, Shirley Bovshow explains how soil breaks down plant nutrients, what the numbers on a fertilizer box mean and demons...

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Part 6: How to Start Seeds To Save Money On Plants in Your Garden!

10-16-2012 12:17 PM by Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker" | 4 comments »

Are you a beginner gardener who wants to start planting with seeds? It’s easy. Watch this short, informative video. Learn to start seeds and save money on plants for your garden! Garden expert Shirley Bovshow uses egg cartons and toilet paper rolls as seed starting pots and demonstrates how to properly plant and space seedlings for success plus other gardening tips.

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Part 7: 3 Plants That Give The Most! Thanksgiving Special

11-17-2012 12:46 PM by Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker" | 3 comments »

I wrote this short video in honor of Thanksgiving. Here are three plants that contribute to our lives and well-being every day. Watch, hug a plant, and share the video with your friends!

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Part 9: Plants With Benefits! Juniper, Ivy, Hydrangea and A Tree You Can Tap!"

12-08-2012 02:08 PM by Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker" | 3 comments »

Look deeper into the benefits that certain plants offer other than just beauty or utility. Ari, Emma and garden expert, Shirley Bovshow explore the wonderful benefits offered by well known plants, junipers, ivy, hydrangea in this short and entertaining video! Find out which one flavors your gin, combats cellulite, which is the “survivor” of the plant world, and a common tree that you can tap for water in a survival moment!

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Part 10: Make Your First Fairy and Miniature Garden! Video

12-15-2012 12:21 PM by Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker" | 6 comments »

Fairy gardens and miniature gardens are a huge trend today! Garden designer, Shirley Bovshow teaches new gardeners, Ari and Emma how to make their first fairy and miniature gardens by selecting a theme and building upon it. Check out the “Zen mini garden,” mini cottage garden with succulent roof, a whimsical “fairy hideout” garden and a mini garden called, “The Shepherd!” Learn about plant selection, order of construction and where to source mat...

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Part 11: Make a Living, Succulent Tapestry Pillow in Less Than 5 Minutes!

12-21-2012 02:34 PM by Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker" | 2 comments »

Need a last minute gift idea? This garden craft is fun, quick and affordable.

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I visit garden trade shows and video tape what I feel are the best new products. These are not paid advertisements, just my professional opinion. See more videos at

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