New Gardener's Guide to Shopping at a Garden Center

What’s the best value for your dollar when buying annual plants? How many broccoli plants do you need for a family of four?
What kind of containers do you buy when you garden on a balcony?
Garden expert, Shirley Bovshow takes new gardeners, Ari and Emma on a tour of a garden center and offers tips on how to buy gardening essentials and introduces them to the most common “garden supermarket departments” that all garden shoppers should be aware of!
New to gardening? Don’t spend one dollar until you watch this guide to shopping at a garden center!

“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
Taped at Green Thumb Nursery, Canoga Park, California.

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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