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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.

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Gardening Basics

Don’t let strange
plants and bad soil
intimidate you.
Enjoy gardening success
in every season.

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Inspiration

Flowers and Plants

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…

Flowers and Plants

The Top 5 Uses for Date Palms

Date palms are beautiful and many people decide to grow them in their gardens. While these are not the most popular trees you can grow, Date palms definitely have some advantages and uses. It is therefore not surprising that there…

Flowers and Plants

How to Make a Bulb Sandwich

It’s always useful to get the most of your planting area and to maximize the available space. It often means you have to think about the planting methods and a way to plant as many plants as possible on the…

Flowers and Plants

Grow Your Own Pineapple

Pineapples are sweet fruits and you can buy them in almost any store. However, it’s possible to grow them in your home. These plants can be grown from the top of another plant. This short tutorial shows you how to…

Gardening Tools

Tools & Gardening Essentials

Many gardeners struggle with space they have for their tools and other gardening equipment. Even if you have a large back yard, yawn or a garden, you may still have only a very small space to keep your equipment needed…

Pest Control

How to Get Rid of Aphids on Peppers

Peppers are among the most popular vegetables to grow. They are great because they generally don’t require much space and are relatively easy to grow. Peppers add flavor to food and there are many different meals you can prepare with…

How to choose a fertilizer
Gardening Basics

How to Choose a Fertilizer

Finding a good fertilizer and knowing how to apply it is very important to ensure wellbeing of your garden and house plants. However, choosing the best fertilizer can be very confusing. Many plants should be fertilized in spring, so this…

Organic Gardening

Homemade General Purpose Pesticide

There are many different types of pesticides you can find on today’s market. They are specially formulated to be effective against various types of insects and other pests. However, it’s also possible to make your own general purpose pesticide using…

Growing 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…

Growing Vegetables

How to Grow Kale II

There are many different ways to grow your kale, namely, in the ground in your garden or in a container you can keep on your balcony, deck or even inside your home. Growing kale in pots is ideal for those…

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