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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.

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Gardening Basics

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

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Flowers and Plants

St Augustine Grass Care

St Augustine grass (Stenotaphrum secundatum) is a popular warm season grass many people choose to grow in their garden. This is a fast growing grass so it makes for a perfect lawn. One good thing about this grass is that…

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Oncidium Orchids Care: 8 Mistakes to Avoid

Oncidium orchids, also known as the “Dancing Ladies” are very popular plants known for centuries. Oncidium orchids are among the most diverse orchids in the world. One of the most famous cultivars is Oncidium kramerianum, originally from Colombia and Ecuador….

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Rattlesnake Plant Care Tips

Rattlesnake plant, scientific name Calathea lancifolia, is a popular variety of the Calathea plants. It is great for those who wish to have a tropical vibe in their home. This is a great plant to grow for its magnificent foliage….

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How to Care for Calathea Plants?

Calathea plants are among those houseplants that are mainly grown for their foliage. Other than the foliage, these plants look very humble. However, the leaves of Calathea plants are so rich and gorgeous that they are among the most beautiful…

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How to Water Sansevieria (Snake Plant)?

Snake plant, also known as Mother-in-Law’s Tongue, is a fantastic houseplant you can grow without much problem. It requires minimum care and can thrive in various growing conditions, light intensities as soils. While it prefers dry air and soil it…

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How to Make Your Hibiscus Bloom?

Hibiscus plants have gorgeous flowers that can make any garden look spectacular. The flowers are bright, colorful and large. There are many different plant varieties so there are many flower colors you can get. In addition to flowers, hibiscus plants…

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Planting Gerbera Daisies Outdoors

Gerbera Daisy (Gerbera jamesonii) is a gorgeous plant that gives beautiful, daisy-like flowers. Its blooms come in many different colors so they are very varied and can truly make your home look more stunning. The plant, also known as Transvaal…

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