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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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Vegetables

Basic Vegetable Gardening Tips

Vegetable gardening is a great gardening activity because of it is far more simple and less money is needed in terms of spending on gardening tools. The rewarding part of it is that you get to enjoy the fruits of…

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Gardening Basics

Composting Tips & Tricks

Composting is very important for gardening. All beginner gardeners should learn some handy tips and tricks to make composting easy and more successful. Here is a quick list of some excellent composting tips & tricks for your garden. Composting To…

Flowers & Blooms

What is Air Layering?

Air layering is one of the oldest methods of propagating plants. It’s certainly not the fastest one, but it brings certain advantages. Above all, it allows you to start with a much larger plant. The best plants for air layering…

Flowers & Blooms

Gerbera Daisy Key Facts

Gerbera Daisies are among the most gorgeous houseplants you can grow in your home. They are famous for their bright colored flowers that can be so stunning and vivid that they can leave you speechless. It is therefore not surprising…

Vegetables

How to Make Bell Peppers Tasty

Bell peppers are great vegetables to grow in your garden. They come in many bright colors, such as red, green, yellow or purple. Bell peppers are very healthy so they make a great addition to your diet. They are packed…

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DIY

Small DIY Garden Projects

Many people love garden decorations and would love for their garden to look stunning. Unfortunately, most of these design items are very expensive. Even if you’re crafty and wish to make decorations yourself, large garden projects will take a lot…

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Organic Gardening

Homemade Fertilizer Ideas

When you think about fertilizers, chances are that you picture commercial products you can buy in bags at your local garden center. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. There are actually many effective fertilizers you can make all…

Flowers & Blooms

How to Make Your Orchids Bloom

Orchid flowers need some time and excellent care to develop properly and reach their full potential. There are, however, some things you can do to speed up their blooming process and produce better flowers. After orchids bloom, we want the…

Gardening Basics

Dangerous Plastics to Avoid

All gardeners know that there are various materials they will use for their gardening projects. Plastic is one of the most common materials used. It;s not uncommon to use plastics in everyday life. It’s everywhere: from plastic bottles and dishes…

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…

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Fruits

Low Blood Pressure Foods II

Here are some more foods great for lowering blood pressure: Bananas Bananas have a high level of potassium, and they make great portable snacks. They are also great for lowering blood pressure. Bananas are perfectly portioned so you will never…

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