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Garden makeovers by Shirley Bovshow in Los Angeles. This front yard was once an uninspired, typical lawn area. Now, it is a colorful garden that attracts hummingbirds, bees and people! Need some inspiration for your "lawn-less" landscape? Photo by Shirley Bovshow http://EdenMakersBlog.com
Garden makeovers by Shirley Bovshow in Los Angeles. Repurposed concrete pieces are stacked as a raised planter for this chef's garden. Crops are rotated seasonally for a fresh harvest.
A Chef's Garden by Shirley Bovshow of EdenMakersBlog.comShirley Bovshow
Garden makeovers by Shirley Bovshow in Los Angeles.This was formerly an abandoned narrow side yard used only to store trash cans. Now it is a favorite garden stroll area for the homeowner. See the complete makeover: http://edenmakersblog.com/?p=893
Side Yard Makeover by Shirley Bovshow of EdenMakersBlog.comShirley Bovshow
Garden makeovers by Shirley Bovshow in Los Angeles. Glowing ornamental grasses and other low water plants enhance the natural style gardens surrounding this pool makeover expertly crafted by Southern California Landscape.
Pool Makeover by Shirley Bovshow of EdenMakersBlog.comShirley Bovshow
Garden makeovers by Shirley Bovshow in Los Angeles. Homeowner wanted a natural style garden with Mediterranean and native California plants. An avid hiker, the homeowner now has her own decomposed granite "trail." Photo by Shirley Bovshow, http://EdenMakersBlog.com
This small tract home backyard was transformed into a lively breathable garden. A new outdoor living room was created, with silver-grey brazilian slate flooring, and a smooth integral pewter colored concrete wall defining and retaining earth around it. A water feature is the backdrop to this...
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Hillside "hanging meadow gardens" with ornamental grasses and succulents. Low water, low maintenance, lots of color year round. Design by Shirley Bovshow, http://EdenMakersBlog.com
Garden makeovers by Shirley Bovshow in Los Angeles. This inviting edible front yard garden was designed for my "Garden Police" makeover show on Discovery. Along with partner, Michael Glassman we transformed a tired, weed infested lawn area into a Tudor style edible garden. All plants are edible...
My client had a tiny backyard, typical of most tract homes but he had huge expectations! He wanted an outdoor dining area, a lounge area, a garden and a place to grill. Add to the list, he wanted a yard that was sustainable and used recycled materials!
After- Garden makeover by Shirley Bovshow. The new mediterranean-style garden boasts big sky views formerly covered by a weedy Pepper tree. Columns create a sense of place and colorful, low water plants and Olive trees fill the garden!
Pavers and Stone WallsRoss NW Watergardens
The stone wall is built with reclaimed material from the original landscape. This courtyard landscape features several types of stone, blended seamlessly.
Basalt "a-split" veneer over an existing concrete wall. The joints have recessed mortar. Stones were hand chipped and fitted.
Custom cedar screen built out of cedar. Some customers worry about how well this style of screen will age. This one is over 8 years old! It evokes the bamboo screens of Japanese landscapes.
Antique Pot and Basalt PadRoss NW Watergardens
Basalt retaining wall. The joints are recessed mortar. Sorry about the weeds at the base, we don't maintain this property!