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MIAMI (CBS4) — Getting kids interested in vegetables and gardening can be challenging. But thanks to a creative and colorful online program, students at The Overtown Youth Center are not only learning about vegetables, they’re learning how to grow their own and eat better.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Washington Mystics and The Capital Area Food Bank will host a demonstration to educate children participating in the food bank's Kids Cafe program, an after-school program that serves well-balanced snacks and meals to more than 2000 children, how to grow their own fruits and vegetables using Growums at the Brookland Manor Community Center on August 24 at 4:00 pm.
Growums Garden in a Wheelbarrow
Did you just buy another box of chocolates from your kid’s school? With education budgets being slashed to bits, parents and family members (and office mates of parents and family members) are hit up for donations so often that we end up with a pantry full of sweets.
The Monterey County Fair has announced it recently won five awards in Anaheim at the Western Fairs Association Annual Awards ceremony. The awards for the Monterey County Fair included a first place New Children's Program Award for the "Growums program at the 2011 Fair.
Let Belle Peppa and other fun Growums characters show you how to grow delicious veggies. Bonnie’s tasty Growums varieties are for children of all ages! Register the Growums code (found on our plant tags) at Growums.com for instructional videos and games designed to get kids excited about gardening and healthy food!
Camp Fire USA’s Teens in Action Clubs are selling Growums as a fundraiser to support their annual Vets Appreciation Dinner in March.
The joys of gardening and healthy eating are spread with Growums new "Garden in a Box" system, steered to a 5- to 12-year-old audience.
From Alabama rigs to zucchini plants
Preferred Commerce has created Growums, a product that combines gardening seed packages with online tutorials on how to harvest vegetables and plants in their own back yard. Their ultimate goal, says Mike Ferraro, is to improve nutrition and fight child obesity.
Growums Blue Ribbon Day & Anti-Bullying Campaign: Designed to show students the healthy-living benefits of growing vegetables and herbs, participants will receive free entry on March 31 for their participation. On April 6, take the “Bullying is not hot” pledge and receive free entry and ride three rides free with proof that you took the vow to end bullying.
Gardening with kids is fun and educational for them and it’ll put the “spring” back in your step!
MANITOWOC — With the official first day of spring only two days away, area residents are looking to flex their green thumbs. Growing herbs and container gardening are two ways they can do just that, said Debby Otto, live nursery sales specialist at Lowe's in Manitowoc.
Bonnie Plants has an exclusive license to utilize 8 “Grow-ums characters". (see www.growums.com)
Growums are featured in this NewsChannel 5 story in West Palm Beach, Florida. Visit the Growums website to learn more about Growums themed garden kits and other products so you can get your garden started!
Joy from Joy in the Garden showed us some fun gardening tools for children at Wasatch Shadows.
Earth Fest, a family friendly event with a green twist, will offer bounce houses, food, arts and crafts, entertainment, a scavenger hunt, and will feature Captain Eggplant from the Growums.
As a child I worked in a number of gardens including a rock garden that my Mum and I created together. It was nice because the pebbles and sand kept the weeds at bay. That wasn’t the case with the garden my uncle planted at the edge of a wheat field. It was so big it required a John Deere tractor with a 3-point hitch cultivator to weed the garden, and several children (including me) to water it.
New Jersey Home Depot stores will help make food gardening more fun on May 5 with workshops featuring vegetables and fruits portrayed as colorful cartoon characters.
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I cannot say enough about Growums! I love them. I have a black thumb when it comes to plants. I can even kill fake plants, that’s how talented I am. Until now…
How many parents wished their children were more excited to eat their vegetables? Have you ever resorted to the usual bribery of requiring that your children eat just one more bite of their vegetables before they leave the dinner table?
Growums are little kits that make it easy for children to have their own little gardens. The two kits we received are for a stir fry and herb garden.
growums garden kit bundleNow, now, you two, I don’t want to hear it. I know you’re hungry right this very instant, but you’ll just have to wait until the veggies and herbs in your Growums Garden Bundle Kits and good and ready. Patience, dear children, is...
One thing I hate hearing as a parent, especially during summer break, is the incessant whine of "But Moo-oom...I'm Boo-oored!" If you're a parent of an older-than-toddler child, you know exactly what I mean!
Spring is here! If you are like me that means planting! Gardening is one of my absolute favorite hobbies. Anyone can plant some seeds or bulbs, anyone dig up an already established garden and replant it in their own yard. I like to get involved in my....
So we just set up our Growums garden. Of course, we decided to get the kids involved in the gardening, as usual! Both of them love veggies and we always ...
My family has several raised garden beds where we love to grow vegetables during the summer. And as much as I love to have the kids involved in our growing process, it’s a lot of work and they quickly become very bored. Afterall, there are the weeds to be pulled, the dirt tilled, the holes dug, the seeds spread, then there is the mulch, fertilizers and watering. At 4, 8 and 11 years old, this is not how you want to spend a day. So when the opportunity to try Growums arose, I was excited to let the kids give them a go.
Do your kids hate veggies? My daughter does pretty well but, there's definitely some that she hates and will try to avoid at all cost. I think she would do better to see and taste food from her own "garden" of veggies and herbs. I believe that by seeing how things grow and some of what goes into the process, she will be proud to eat her veggies!
Forget expensive wrapping paper and cheesecakes — these school fundraisers make a lot more sense for the students, the community and the environment.
Back to School welcome kits are starting to come to the forefront and inside is the information on school fund-raisers. Having been a PTA President, I know the need for fundraisers, but as a parent, I’m tired of selling cookie dough, wrapping paper and candy bars. As school budgets across the country face deeper and deeper cuts, fundraising is taking a higher profile. Thought you might be interested in posting this to make your readers aware of a terrific opportunity:
Growums teaches children how to grow vegetables and herbs from seeds to harvest. And one follower will get to pick a kit of their choice and win it.
I believe I am a good mother and I do everything I can to make the best life for my girls. But I have weaknesses and a full stockpile of mommy-guilt. One area where I feel I fall short is in the good old fashioned homemaking talent of growing and preserving your own food. I see beautiful blog posts from friends who show photos of the amazing fruits of their gardens and tell stories of teaching their children to garden and preserve foods.
I think it's super important to teach your children how things are grown but I will be the first to admit.....I kill everything I touch.
In our current age of processed everything, I think it's important to teach our children to be as self-sufficient as possible! I want to teach my boys how to help grow various fruits and veggies but don't have room right now for a full-size garden. A lot of parents would fit this bill, being in a small apartment without a yard, but thankfully for us, there are Growums!
Getting kids to eat veggies doesn’t have to be a battle. According to the American Gardening Association, 98% of kids who grow their own vegetables eat them. Try growing a garden to give kids a fun and educational way to learn about food and healthy eating. Growums Garden Kits makes creating gardens easy.
We all know that The Big E has gastronomic delights, such as the Big E Craz-E Burger, located at The Big EZ Café, and the newly named Hot Diggid-E Dog, at Captain Nemo’s Galley.
Once again I have found another new blog with another awesome giveaway.
If you have a garden already or are just starting up, have your children join in on the fun with their very own Growums Garden.
Are you looking for a gift that is as educational as it is fun? Then you might be interested to learn about Growums, a selection of indoor gardening kits for children that allow kids to quickly and easily grow their own veggie garden – all you need is a pie dish!
Growums is a vegetable garden kit that will help your children be excited about eating their veggies.
We all know how important it is for our children to eat their vegetables, and I have found with my own 4 year old, when he helps grow the veggies he is much more likely to eat them. In fact, in general he won't touch tomatoes, however he helped me grow some grape tomatoes in my tiny garden this summer and he was more than willing to pick them and eat them when they were ripe. So I was super excited to be introduced to Growums.
Last spring we introduced our children to gardening. We see so many children struggling with obesity and we want our children to develop healthy eating habits.
Growums Garden Kits The stocking stuffer that offers healthy rewards well past the holidays…Studies have shown, definitively, that children who grow their own vegetables, are more likely to eat them, and now with the First Lady’s announcement of the new MyPlate food diagram...
I entered a giveaway a while back to win a garden kit from Growums. Unfortunately, I didn't win that giveaway. However, I contacted the company and was given the opportunity to review one of their garden kits and they agreed to allow me to offer a giveaway to my readers.
With record-setting temperatures here in Northern Illinois this week, the little one and I have been spending a lot of time outside getting inspired for Spring and Summer Gardening season.
Growums and Camp Fire USA, have teamed up to establish a national fundraising campaign to raise awareness of the importance of healthy eating habits and promoting a greener environment.
As the nation struggles with childhood obesity, Growums has been right on target to help parents and schools give families a real taste for healthy eating through the gardening experience: where our food comes from and the responsibility it takes to grow it.
The Growums come in a tray with pellets with a hole all ready for you to put the seeds in. It comes with super easy directions & plant tags so you know which ...
I learned about Growums through another blog who had done a review of their product and I thought it was a great concept. A few weeks ago while shopping at Lowes, Cole came across a Growums display and was immediately intrigued.
The wacky weather here in Northern Illinois continues this week, with temperatures slingshotting from the 60's to the 20's.
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In an effort to grow a new generation of gardeners and get kids digging in the dirt, planting healthy, homegrown food this spring, Growums, the unique and engaging online gardening experience for kids and Bonnie Plants, the leading producer of vegetables and herbs in North America, are teaming up with The Home Depot, nationwide,
Earth Day is only a few days away and what better way to celebrate than by letting your children grow their own garden. With mom (or dad) and the help of Growums, kids have everything they need to grow their very own herbs and vegetables... How cool is that?!
Proving that nothing can ever happen entirely trouble-free, our Growums had a mishap this week. After doing quite well up until now, we were intending to wait maybe one more week until planting them in a raised garden bed here at Rock Father HQ. Everything was right on schedule when Carin the Carrot sent over an email alerting us that it's planting time, but with this weird weather, it just felt right to wait a little while longer. One of our dogs did not agree with this decision.
It's Earth Day Weekend, and the celebration is on here at Rock Father HQ. If you're been following our Gardening Blog here on The Rock Father™, you already know how much fun the little one and I have been having with Growums. This awesome program ''gives some character'' to popular vegetables with an interactive website that nurtures the real-world growing experience through virutal garden expertise. Right now, you can enter for a shot at getting your choice of one of six unique Growums Gardening Kits!
Growums features themed garden kits that allow kids to grow complete gardens from seed to harvest. Kits include taco, pizza, stir-fry themes and more! Register yours online & the Growums characters will come to life via cool videos, games & more!
Happy 1st of May! With May being National Salad Month, I had to celebrate the month by featuring my review of the Growums Salad Garden Kit.
The Growums “Garden in a Box” is a complete gardening system! The kit comes with one self watering container, one Growums Pizza Garden starter kit, collectible stickers featuring the Growums characters, and Growums Magic Soil.
One of the things I love to do in all my free time (ha ha) is to garden. I grow and care for flowers year round, and during the spring and summer months, I plant a vegetable garden. There’s really nothing better than fresh veggies and herbs straight from the garden, is there?
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Growums on "The View"
In this webisode, two weeks have passed and we are checking out our little seedlings that have sprouted. My daughter is loving this up, and ...
Growums Christmas Workshop by Growums.
In January we kicked off the growing year at the beautiful Tropical Plant Industry Expo in sunny Florida. While on location #gardenchat met up with Growums founder Mike Ferraro.
Growums "Garden in a Box" is a complete garden kit that includes a Self-watering Grow Box, Magic Soil, and a Growums Pizza Garden that contains all the veggies and herbs you need to make your own pizza! Find it at your local Lowe's story today! And visit Growums.com to register your garden, and we'll walk you through the entire growing process, from seed to harvest!
Growums partners with the "Garden in a Wheelbarrow" program. Visit the Growums website to learn more about Growums themed garden kits and other products so you can get your garden started!
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