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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

Lettuce
Vegetables

5 Easy Vegetables for Beginners

In gardening, it’s important to know which plants you can grow in your garden, depending on your climate zone, your needs and your experience levels. Vegetables are among the most popular plant types many people want to grow in their…

Fresh Tomatoes
Vegetables

Tomato Planting and Growing Tips

Tomatoes are the most popular garden vegetables and many people want to grow them in their gardens. This tasty vegetable can be used in many different ways and in many meals, so it’s not surprising that it’s very popular. You…

Arugula
Vegetables

How to Grow Arugula

Arugula is a plant popular in Europe and it’s getting more and more popular in the US. It has a characteristic peppery, mustardly taste people either love or hate. In case you and you family love arugula, the good news…

Carrots
Fruits

How to Preserve Fruits and Vegetables

Food is expensive so it is really helpful to grow your own fruits and vegetables. Many people, even beginner gardeners, can grow tasty food in their own garden. There are many great vegetables you can grow successfully even if you’re…

Homegrown Tomatoes
Vegetables

Essential Tomato Growing Tips

All tomato growers aspire to have beautiful, tasty tomatoes. The best tomato fruit depends on the variety used, but it usually means reddest, juiciest and super-tasty fruit. Most of the time, you simply can’t find that kind of tomatoes in…

Vegetables

Broccoli Growing Problems I

Broccoli is a super-healthy food that should be on your menu. This superfood has lots of beneficial vitamins and nutrients you need. In fact, it is one of the top nutrient dense foods. For these reasons, it’s advisable to always…

Herbs

Basil Keeps You Healthy II

Here are some additional health benefits of basil you sure want to know about: Powerful Remedy against Stings and Bites Basil is a very powerful remedy against numerous types of stings and bites. It has strong anti-bacterial properties so it…

Vegetables

The Most Nutritious Vegetables You Can Grow

Many people love vegetable gardening but they have only a limited space to dedicate to their vegetables. In a situation like this, it’s important to know how to choose wisely which vegetables you want to row. The choice will depend…

Flowers & Blooms

How to Water Pothos Plants?

Pothos plants are very sensitive to water so it is crucial to know how to water them properly. This will have a great effect on their health and can make your plant either thrive or get sick. Keep in mind…

Vegetables

How to Plant in the Fall

The fall is actually a great time to plant certain plants. It’s important to know that fall is preferred because the weather is cooler so your plants won’t burn. However, in order to make the most out of your planting…

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