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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

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…

Jasmine Propagation
Flowers & Blooms

Jasmine Flower Propagation

If you like Jasmine plants, you might wish to propagate them. This is the best way to get more of these plants for your home, or you may offer them as gifts for your friends and family. A great advantage…

Garden Cart
Gardening Tools

Choosing a Perfect Garden Cart

Plant growers and gardeners understand the need for a quality garden cart. A garden cart is a necessary item in every garden shed and it helps a lot if you wish to keep your garden organized. A quality garden cart…

Golden Pothos
Plant Care

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…

Umbrella Plant
Plant Care

How to Grow Umbrella Plants I

Umbrella trees are many people’s favorite houseplants. They are relatively easy to grow so you can make your umbrella plant thrive without much trouble. Even beginners can enjoy these gorgeous plants to the fullest. However, as a beginner, you need…

Marble Queen Pothos
Plant Care

Marble Queen Pothos Care

Marble Queen Pothos plants are beautiful and easy to care for. They are a great choice for those looking for a durable indoor plant that doesn’t require much care. However, there are a few things you need to keep in…

DIY

How to Make a Potting Mix

Making your own potting mix can save you a lot of time and money. Not to mention you will be able to provide your plants with a god mixture ideal for their needs. Also, making your own potting mix ensures…

Rosemary from my herb garden
Herbs

Using Rosemary Stems as Skewers

Rosemary is a great herb you can easily grow in your own home. It’s a fantastic plant anyone can make thrive, but there’s more. It can actually be used in many different ways so it’s not just a pretty herb…

Flowers & Blooms

Common Orchid Care Mistakes

Phalaenopsis orchids are among the most beautiful flowering plants you can grow in your home, and they require only minimal care. This is why they are suitable even for less experienced gardeners who wish to grow orchids in their home…

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Vegetables

Veggies to Plant in the Summer

There are some useful veggies you can plant in the summer for fall harvest. This is a great way to get some fresh and tasty food in the fall. You might think that the most of your gardening efforts should…

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