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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.


Gardening Basics

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plants and bad soil
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in every season.

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Growing Vegetables

Tomato Gardening Tips

In this tomato gardening tips, let us fulfill the dreams of all tomato gardeners by coming up with the 10 Tomato Gardening Tips that every tomato gardeners should know. Well, what is the dream of every tomato gardeners?      

Flowers and Plants

Caring for Indoor Plants During Winter

It’s important to understand that just because you choose to keep your plants indoors or to take them inside during winter, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t protect them against cold. Winter and cold temperatures affect indoor plants, too. For these…

Flowers and Plants

How to Care for Dwarf Umbrella Plant

The Umbrella Tree Plant is a colorful foliage houseplant many people love to grow in their home. There are many different varieties of Umbrella Tree Plants you can find in local garden centers and nurseries. Perhaps the most interesting of…

Flowers and Plants

How to Build a Strawberry Tower

Growing your own strawberries can be very rewarding. Having your own, fresh and tasty strawberries is a great way to offer healthy food to your family. Homegrown strawberries tend to be better than the commercially-grown ones. The good news is…

Growing Vegetables

How to Grow Swiss Chard

People who love to eat spinach will usually prefer to grow their own spinach in their gardens. Nothing feels better than eating the spinach you’ve grown. This is the best way to ensure that the food you eat is truly…

Gardening Basics

Beneficial Animals and Organisms

Another strategy to combat pests is to encourage beneficial organisms, insects and other animals in your garden. A healthy garden depends on a strong, interconnected ecological system. In such a system, everything is in order, from sun and water to…

Gardening Basics

How to Prune Grapes Correctly

Many gardeners who grow grapes want to know what is the best way to prune grapes. It is very important for pruning to be done correctly because the number of fruit the plant produces often depends on pruning. In some…

Flowers and Plants

How to Start a Miniature Garden

Little gardens are trendy, pint-size gardens you can have in your home. They may seem like the newest trend, but they are very suitable for people challenged by age, physical limitations or health since they are easier to setup and…

Flowers and Plants

8 Beautiful Perennials for Your Garden

Beautiful, colorful garden is something many gardeners and plant owners want to have. This isn’t always easy to achieve, though. Plants don’t live forever, and many perennials live only 3-4 years in the landscape. Many perennials demand a lot of…

Flowers and Plants

How to Care for Passiflora Vines

The passiflora is more commonly known as the “passion flower vine”. It’s one of the newly popular wines more and more people start to grow in their homes. The passiflora vines can be found in many garden centers today. They…

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…