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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama
A bit about me:
I'm a tea sipping blogger who enjoys organic gardening.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Buckwheat noddles with tarragon dill chicken and broccoli.
Currently reading:
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Currently listening to:
the wind through the trees
My latest DIY project:
Toilet roll frame
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How to Keep Mosquitoes Away While Gardening

The joys of gardening are ample in the summer: plump tomatoes ripening in the sun, colorful flowers waving in the breeze, butterflies stopping for a sip of nectar. It’s even more fun when you get your children to join you in tending growing things out in the sunshine and fresh air.


One aspect of summer gardening that’s not so fun? Bug bites. They’re…


Posted on July 18, 2016 at 5:10pm — 1 Comment

3 Clever Vegetable Garden Design Ideas

I'm a firm believer that gardening is an art. Not only does it take skills to successfully grow fruits and veggies but a garden can be designed and cultivated in a beautiful way. In a sense, gardens feed more than the body, they feed our soul.

When I first started gardening I thought there were really only two kinds of gardens: the traditional in ground…


Posted on April 21, 2016 at 11:10am

Homemade Insecticides 101

Unwanted insects are just part of nature, as gardeners we have to deal with them on a regular basis. While many people resort to harsh chemicals to control their pest population, some of us know that there’s a better way - making organic insecticides from everyday items in our home. When preventative measures aren’t enough to keep your garden pest free, turn to a…


Posted on May 14, 2015 at 9:50am

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At 11:54am on April 16, 2015, Emily Eagan said…

Hey, Ali, and a belated welcome to HOMEGROWN! My name is Emily, and I'm the new flock tender here: site updater and tweaker, feeder and waterer of our little community. I'm so glad you found us! You can always find our latest additions to the site at the top of the homepage, and if you ever need help finding your way around, please don't hesitate to leave a comment on my profile page or shoot me a message. I'd love to see how your DIY Toilet Roll Frame came out, post a photo if you can!

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