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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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Inspiration

Flowers and Plants

Caring for Sansevieria Plant

Sansevieria plants are known as the most tolerant of all decorative plants. They can survive very unsuitable growing conditions, even abuse and neglect. One has to work very hard against it to harm this plant. It’s easy to recognize sansevieria…

Flowers and Plants

Chrysanthemum Growing Tips

Chrysanthemums are plants that are very easy to grow, so they are good even for beginner gardeners without much experience. These are among the easiest perennials to grow in your home. To make them thrive, plant them early in spring…

Flowers and Plants

Quick Facts about Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums are gorgeous flowering plants that many choose for their homes. The main reason to grow Chrysanthemums are hose beautiful, bright flowers that bloom in many colors. Chrysanthemums are actually herbaceous plants that can be both annual and perennial. It…

Chrysanthemums
Flowers and Plants

How to Overwinter Chrysanthemums

If you wish to grow Chrysanthemums in your garden you need to know how to help them survive winter. These plants are not difficult to grow but they don’t do well in cold weather. It is therefore important to know…

Flowers and Plants

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…

Growing Vegetables

Vegetable Container Gardening Tips

In case you don’t have much space and you want to grow your own veggies, the most effective solution is to simply grow it in containers. Those 5 gallon buckets make excellent containers to grow your vegetables to a great…

Gardening Tools

The Advantages of Rain Barrels

Rain barrels are effective devices for watering your garden or lawn. They have been growing in popularity because they are very effective when it comes to saving water or lowering water bills. Many homeowners choose this method of watering their…

Gardening Basics

Understanding Soil Types

Soil is very important for plants. It is the lifeline to supply plants with water and nutrients and it also gives plants an anchor to support themselves and to grow their roots. In order to choose the best soil for…

Growing Vegetables

Shade-Loving Vegetables

Most vegetables require a lot of sun to thrive, which can be a problem if you have a lot of shade in your garden. People without sunny places to grow their plants often assume they can’t grow vegetables successfully, but…

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Organic Gardening

Organic Fruits and Vegetables to Use

Many people know the importance of fresh fruits and vegetables. However, it’s also important to know that certain fruits and vegetables should always be purchased organically. It is true that organic fruit and vegetables cost more, but it’s a money…

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