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Flowers and Plants

Add some color to your spaces with garden flowers, house plants and trees.
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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

Heirlooms
Vegetables

Understanding Heirlooms

The world “heirloom” is often mentioned in gardening, but people are unsure what it means. Some people are not really sure what is a heirloom and what is not. Since more and more people are looking for heirloom vegetables, since…

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…

Soil PH Test
Organic Gardening

Testing Your Garden Soil for Nutrients

Plants need 3 major elements for growth: nitrogen, phosphorus and potash. They need all these elements to grow properly and thrive. Nitrogen stimulates growth, phosphorus is great for better flowers, fruits and seeds, and potash is good for healthy roots,…

Flowers & Blooms

Tips to Prevent Plant Sunburn

Summer heat and strong sun can make your plants sunburned. This is something you should keep in mind. It’s important to keep your plants protected or else they will be damaged by the sun. Remember: even plants that can generally…

Wood Ashes
Organic Gardening

Using Wood Ashes in Your Garden

Many people uses fireplaces of wood stoves, especially during winter. It results in a great amount of wood ash. You can use this excess wood ash in your garden, to benefit your plants. Wood ashes contain potassium and also, depending…

Flowers & Blooms

6 Winter Bulbs You Can Grow Easily

It’s always great to add some color to your home during winter months. To make your house beautifully decorated, plant some colorful winter bulbs. They can be grown in pots very successfully and they produce rich, beautiful flowers. Some of…

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