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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

Healthy Soil
Gardening Basics

Understanding Soil Elements

Many gardeners do their best to keep their plants healthy and strong. However, one often overlooked aspect of good gardening is healthy soil. The importance of healthy, great soil can’t be ignored. Some people think it’s enough to simply add…

Chlorophytum Comosum
Plant Care

Spider Plant Propagation

Spider Plants (Chlorophytum comosun) are great houseplants you can enjoy yearlong. Many people wish to have more in their collection, but this costs money. A great way to get more Spider Plants for free is to use propagation. This way,…

Spider Plant Care
Plant Care

Spider Plant Care Tips

Spider Plants (Chlorophytum comosum) are among the most popular houseplants that many people prefer to grow in their homes. This is an extremely adaptable plant that can tolerate many different growing conditions. Because of this, it is a good choice…

Philodendron in Balcony
Plant Care

Grow Philodendron

The Philodendron is a popular, low-maintenance plant that is great for many different indoor environments. It makes a great office plant because it doesn’t require much care, but it can also make a great addition to your home. It is…

Vegetables

Common Tomato Problems I

Nothing feels better than picking a juicy, fresh tomato straight from your garden. It shows your dedication and all the energy you’ve put into your tomato garden is finally paying off! This is why vegetable gardening is so rewarding: you…

Baking Soda
Pest Control

Even More Ways to Use Baking Soda

Baking soda is very effective against pests and diseases, so you can use it effectively in your garden and home. It is also very versatile so there are many other uses you can find for baking soda in your home,…

Attractive Butterfly
Gardening Basics

How to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

Many gardeners want to attract butterflies, but it’s not always an easy task. In fact, it’s a very unique experience, because butterflies tend to be choosy. They look for certain conditions in the garden and they have very specific requirements….

Gerbera Daisy Fireball
Indoor Gardening

Growing Gerbera Daisies Indoors

Gerbera daisies (Gerbera jamesonii) are beautiful flowering plants known for their colorful blooms. The flowers come in many different vibrant colors, such as yellow, orange and red. As such, Gerbera Daisy is a popular houseplant for those who wish to…

Flowers & Blooms

How to Care for the Amaryllis

The amaryllis makes a great indoor plant. They are very resistant and can do well when placed indoors. They are particularly beautiful during winter because this is when they bloom. This way, they can provide lots of color for your…

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