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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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Red Fuchsia Flowers
Plant Care

How to Grow Fuchsia Plants Outdoors

If you wish to grow Fuchsia plants, you need to provide adequate growing conditions. These plants are sensitive to climatic changes so this is one thing to pay attention to. The good news is that Fuchsia plants are not difficult…

Calla Lily Indoors
Indoor Gardening

Growing Calla Lily Indoors

Calla Lily is a gorgeous plant you can grow both outdoors and indoors. Do not be afraid to plant it in a container and keep it indoors: it is easier than it may seem. This is rhizome plant that is…

Repotting and Adding Soil
DIY

Using Diapers instead of Crystals to Retain Water

An interesting gardening idea: instead of crystals, use diaper on the bottom of your pots to help retain the moisture. This is an unorthodox but very effective solution and it’s also more affordable than using commercial gardening products. Placing a…

Flowers & Blooms

How to Propagate African Violets

African violets (Saintpaulias) are easy plants to propagate. Just like they don’t require a great amount of care and they can be grown easily, they can be propagated without much problem. There are two ways to propagate your African violets:…

Croton Plant
Indoor Gardening

How to Care for Croton Plants Indoors

Croton plants are famous for their colorful foliage. The leaves come in many bright colors so they can add a lot of tropical flare to your garden. If you want to grow them indoors you will need to dedicate some…

Ripbor Kale
Vegetables

How to Grow Kale II

There are many different ways to grow your kale, namely, in the ground in your garden or in a container you can keep on your balcony, deck or even inside your home. Growing kale in pots is ideal for those…

Sunflower
Flowers & Blooms

How to Use Sunflowers

Sunflowers are some of the most famous and popular plants. They grow in the wild, they are used in the food industry and there are also some people who like to grow them in their gardens and homes. If you…

MacroPerejil
Vegetables

Low Blood Pressure Foods I

High blood pressure is one of the most common problems of today. Just like air pressure or water pressure, it is defined as a pressure inside a container. In this case, the container are your arteries. As such, blood pressure…

Flowers & Blooms

Different Types of Hydrangeas

Hydrangea macrophylla (mophead) is a popular house plant, known for its beautiful flowers. It can bring charm and style to your garden. This plant has flowers in many different colors, such as blue, white, pink or purple. They can be…

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