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Flowers and Plants

Add some color to your spaces with garden flowers, house plants and trees.
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ABOUT ME

Hi to everyone.
My name is Karen Travis!

I’m a gardening enthusiast with over 25 years of experience. When not working, I love digging in my garden. I grow everything I can from veggies to plants. I hope you enjoy my blog and that my blog inspires you to garden.

INSPIRATION

Gardening Basics

Don’t let strange
plants and bad soil
intimidate you.
Enjoy gardening success
in every season.

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Inspiration

Growing Pothos Water
Plant Care

How to Grow Pothos Plants in Water II

Growing your Pothos plants in water can be very fun and rewarding. This is a great way to avoid messiness of soil and it is great for those who don’t know how much and when to water their plants. However,…

Flowers & Blooms

How to Grow Strawberries

Strawberries are tasty fruits and they can be used in many different ways. You can eat them fresh, make a fruit salad, use them for cakes or even freeze them to use them in smoothies. These fruits are healthy and…

Jasmine Propagation
Flowers & Blooms

Jasmine Flower Propagation

If you like Jasmine plants, you might wish to propagate them. This is the best way to get more of these plants for your home, or you may offer them as gifts for your friends and family. A great advantage…

Jasmine Blooming
Flowers & Blooms

Jasmine Flowers Not Blooming

One of the main reasons to grow Jasmine plants in your home are their beautiful flowers. It is always disconcerting when your Jasmine doesn’t bloom. This can happen for those plants that are growing in the garden, or those that…

Coffee Grounds
Organic Gardening

Using Coffee Grounds for Gardening

Coffee grounds are very helpful for gardening, because they can serve as a slow release fertilizer. Some of the nutrients present in the ground are available straight away, while the others are available over a long period of time. On…

Ficus Elastica Rubber Tree
Plant Care

How to Prune a Ficus Tree

Ficus trees are gorgeous and very popular. It is therefore not surprising that they make some of the most popular houseplants. Another reason for their popularity is that they are not very difficult to grow: as long as you provide…

Paperwhite Narcissus
Flowers & Blooms

How to Grow Paperwhite Narcissus

Paperwhite Narcissus bulbs look fresh and can brighten any home. They are particularly useful during holiday season and they make excellent decoration. However, many people find it difficult to handle and care for Narcissus bulbs. The bulbs often get leggy…

Umbrella Plant
Plant Care

How to Grow Umbrella Plants I

Umbrella trees are many people’s favorite houseplants. They are relatively easy to grow so you can make your umbrella plant thrive without much trouble. Even beginners can enjoy these gorgeous plants to the fullest. However, as a beginner, you need…

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