How to Make Your First Fairy Garden and Miniature Garden!

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 materials. Thank you to for the fairy accessories.

“Way to Grow”
Garden designer Shirley Bovshow and her two apprentices, comedians Ariana Seigel and Emma Tattenbaum-Fine, take you through the basics with a fun Gardening 101 series.
Shirley brings the expertise; Ari and Emma bring the cluelessness.
If Shirley can teach them to garden, she can definitely teach you!

Featuring: Shirley Bovshow, Ariana Siegel and Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

DP: Nathan Blair

Sound: Chris Hall
Editor: Melyssa Vazquez

Have any gardening questions for Shirley? Leave your comments below and Shirley will answer them.

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Shirley Bovshow’s funny, warm and accessible personality made her a garden television favorite in North America as the co-host and designer of the “Garden Police” makeover show on the Discovery Home channel and popular expert on HGTV, Style Network, USA, and other major national media outlets. Based in hot, dry, Los Angeles, Shirley shares design ideas and makeovers from her professional landscaping projects on her top rated, “Eden Makers Blog” , and her new blog, Foodie Gardener. Shirley has partnered with professional producers, writers and editors from garden television to produce multiple original garden video series for the web. Her shows include the international, “Garden World Report,” “Garden Center TV”, and “Garden Makeover TV.”

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I didn’t realize how many photos I took of this garden. Lucky for you, you get to see all of them.
By Tiocfaidh ár lá 1916 on 2009-09-19 15:30:35