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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

Drip Irrigation
Gardening Tools

How to Use Drip Irrigation Systems

Drip irrigation (also known as micro irrigation) uses a network of pipes made to carry a low water flow (under low pressure) to plants. The water is delivered through tube openings or attached devices usually placed above, at or below…

Spinach Plant
Gardening Basics

Ideal Soil Temperature for Your Plants

Seed planting is fun and rewarding. Not to mention it can be a great educational experience for the whole family. Many beginner gardeners are scared of staring their plants from seed, but the good news is that the process doesn’t…

Chrysanthemums in Pot
Flowers & Blooms

Growing Chrysanthemums in Pots

Many people like to grow Chrysanthemums in their gardens, but you may also grow them indoors in pots. These plants can thrive when potted and this can be an excellent way to protect them from frost and other harsh winter…

Parrots Beak
Flowers & Blooms

Parrot’s Beak: A Colorful Tropical Plant

Heliconia psittacorum, also known as “Parakeet Flower” or “Parrot’s Beak”, is a popular plant that many people choose to grow in their homes. This variety is the most common type of heliconia that many people grow. The main reason for…

Onion Seedlings
Vegetables

How to Start Onions from Seed I

For many people, the easiest way to start your onion growing career is to start from sets. These sets are small, immature onion bulbs you can plant easily. They are ideal for beginners because they are very easy to care…

Daisy Flowers
Flowers & Blooms

Common Daisy-Like Flowers

If you like Daisies but are looking for something a bit different for your garden, there are many plants you can try. These plants produce gorgeous Daisy-like flowers that add variety and something new to your garden. They are also…

Garden Hose
Gardening Tools

Choosing a Garden Hose

A quality garden hose is a must-have item for all people who wish to grow plants. It is a great way to quickly and easily water your plants. However, with so many types, varieties and prices, it’s often difficult and…

Winter Squash
Vegetables

Top Vegetables for Busy People

Many people want to grow their own food in the garden, but don’t have enough time to dedicate to planting and growing their own vegetables. Indeed, gardening can be very time-consuming and it often requires a lot of maintenance and…

Ajuga Plants Garden
Plant Care

Ajuga Plants for a Great Ground Coverage

Ajuga plants are amazing ground covering plants you can grow in your garden. Among these, the most popular ones are Bugleweed plants that belong to the Ajuga genus. These are among the best and most common ground covers. One great…

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