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Oliva Shouse
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How to Engage Teens in Home Growing?

Greetings!Raising kids, especially teens, in a better way has become a real challenge for parents nowadays. Notably, the interest of teens is increasing in social media at a fast pace, and they are…Continue

Tags: teens, planting, gardening

Started Sep 24


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Oliva Shouse replied to Nancy Vinci's discussion 'Steel or wood doors'
"With the latest technology, it is not much tough to make wooden door weather resistant. Last month, I just made a small door for my dog's little cabin. With the help of some wood tools including Black+Decker 68 Piece Home Tool Kit but I…"
Oct 10
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How to Engage Teens in Home Growing?

Greetings!Raising kids, especially teens, in a better way has become a real challenge for parents nowadays. Notably, the interest of teens is increasing in social media at a fast pace, and they are losing their relationship with nature. Though there are many benefits of using social media for teens as they are being updated with current affairs etc. but I think they…See More
Sep 24
Oliva Shouse replied to Betty A Dominguez's discussion 'Considering to host your home on Airbnb?'
"Thanks for sharing this great article. We are also thinking to rent some area of the house on Airbnb but have some confusions about the equipment. The rooms that we want to use for rent have iron, small kitchen and proper furniture but our water…"
Sep 18
Oliva Shouse replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Buying Club 101'
"Thanks for sharing this detailed guide about buying and selling food with proper legislation. But my question is about the marketing of our company and product etc. How we would convince the people that we are selling the finest products. Usually,…"
Sep 11
Oliva Shouse replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Raised Beds 101'
"Great post. I am just reading but eager to post the comment. As a beginner, when I started planting, it was hard to grow the plants, and I considered the little damaged ones the dead ones. I was also feeling, I couldn't become a good gardener…"
Sep 8
Oliva Shouse replied to Cornelia's discussion 'What are you listening to? An ongoing music recommendation thread'
"I am a huge fan of all songs of In Angles. However, I am trying to avoid these songs after getting the tickets for their upcoming concert of Berwyn, IL. Yes, I am very happy and excited to listen to these guys live in music concerts. On…"
Aug 16
Oliva Shouse replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Roasting Coffee 101'
"I really didn't have any idea how it is easy to roast coffee beans at home. I usually use Organic USDA Whole Bean Coffee do you think it would be the right choice for roasting beans at home or would you like to suggest any other coffee…"
Jul 8
Oliva Shouse replied to Billie K. Horak's discussion 'Plants For Indoor Gardening'
"Indoor plants give a great look, mainly if you use attractive pots as well. In the beginning, we installed plastic containers in the house, but I noticed most of them are leaking water and are not much adjustable. Then, my husband brought granite…"
Jun 29
Oliva Shouse replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Raising Rabbits 101'
"Great article with lots of cuteness. I love rabbits but it always sounds tough to raise them. "
Jun 7
Oliva Shouse replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Bath Bombs 101'
"Great thread! Thanks for sharing with us. "
Jun 7
Oliva Shouse replied to kristin clapper's discussion 'Keep cats out of our Garden!'
"If these are your pet cats, then it is easy to keep them away from the garden. First of all, you should focus on their toilet training. Yes, with toilet training your cats will only use litter boxes for stools and pee. On the other hand, if your…"
Jun 7

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama, 100% Homegrown
A bit about me:
In the beginning, gardening was only my love but after having kids, I prefer to grow vegetables and fruits at home. Yeah! It was tough but right tricks and with the support of my family, I finally accomplished it,
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
It was Oven-baked Parmesan Chicken Strips.
Currently reading:
Plant Ecology
Currently listening to:
My latest DIY project:
I never publish any of my DIY projects but recently, an idea of house renovation with least amount was one of my most creative projects.
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
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Gardens Inspired By Nature

Biodiversity and sustainability is the great importance when designing and building gardens. The tendency among the new generations of landscapers and gardeners (or those who are not so new understand their importance) is to create natural gardens. Organizing the plants in a different way and looking for other forms of beauty. The flowers and their color, while playing an important role. Look into the deep feel the prominence to the shape, texture and color of…


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