Category : Video


The” UCAN:” Water, Fertilize and Organize Your Garden Tools!

Shirley Bovshow, host of Garden Center TV, interviews Jim Ugone, inventor of the U-Can. The U-Can is a revolutionary plant watering system that has built in features to organize and store your fertilizer, gloves, and watering rose.

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Coleus plant varieties for shade and sunny gardens.

Coleus Plant Varieties For Shaded and Sunny Gardens

  Coleus plants are tropical plants prized  for their exotic foliage. Though many coleus plants flower, they are insignificant compared to colorful leaves.   New varieties of Coleus have been introduced that perform in shade as well as sunny gardens! Garden…

2 Comments / 1443 View / March 25, 2014


Drought Tolerant, Heat Loving Plants on “Home & Family Show” Deck Makeover!

  I was assigned a deck garden makeover recently for the Hallmark daytime show,   “Home & Family” with Cristina Ferrare and Mark Steines. If you like home and garden shows, you’ll love this unique daytime show where all the guests are…

2 Comments / 2329 View / March 14, 2013

Helleborus 'Fluffy Ruffle' as presented in video by Chris of Great Garden Plants

Video: Helleborus ‘Fluffy Ruffles’

  Great Garden Plants co-owner and hellebore breeder Chris, introduces some amazing double flowering hellebores in a stunning array of colors for your shade perennial garden. This new hellebores is a double flowering type that has triple the amount of…

3 Comments / 555 View / February 14, 2013


3 Fruit Trees for Small Spaced Yards and Patios

Growing your own food at home is a huge trend among gardeners but it  seems to stop short of growing your own fruit.     There’s a misconception among inexperienced gardeners that you need a large yard to grow crispy…

4 Comments / 489 View / December 29, 2012

Fairy cottage miniature garden by Shirley Bovshow with stone house, succulent room and mini garden decor

Make a Fairy Garden and Miniature Garden: Beginner’s Guide Video

  There’s no doubt about it, “Fairy” and “Miniature” gardens are strong trends in gardening today. You can’t read a garden magazine or browse Pinterest and Facebook without coming across these charming and very personal fairy and miniature themed gardens. I made…

1 Comment / 2595 View / December 16, 2012


My Lazy Gardener: Watering and Keeping Plant Roots Warm in Winter

I would like to introduce you to a new product that solves the problem of cold stress on plants during the winter.   “My Lazy Gardener” is a unique product that warms plant root zones, aerates the soil, and waters…

No Comments / 741 View / November 1, 2012

Gryphon-Begonias-New-Shade-Plant-Variety-plant for your garden

New Gryphon Begonia Plants

  The Gryphon begonia is a plant with interesting foliage for a year-round-accent in the shade garden. Garden designer, Shirley Bovshow reports on the recently introduced ‘Gryphon’ Begonia, a fast-growing annual or houseplant with arching branches and 10-inch wides leaves splashed…

1 Comment / 919 View / October 18, 2012


Fire Pit Doubles as Musical Water Fountain!

An interesting way to extend the usefulness of a fire pit is to transform it into a lit, musical water fountain for the warm season.   Many patios have  fire pits for cold weather nights.   Fire pits are rarely…

No Comments / 3237 View / July 25, 2012


How Plants Are Bred to Become “Proven Winners” Plants: Video

I was invited to tour one of the growing facilities for Proven Winners plants, in Bonsall, California at EuroAmerican Propagators to learn how their plants are developed. It all begins with testing…lots of testing.   Every plant that is introduced…

No Comments / 405 View / June 27, 2012