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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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Cow Manure
Organic Gardening

Using Manure for Organic Gardening

Organic farming and organic fertilizers are getting more and more popular. There are so many different organic materials plant growers use, and so many methods to apply organic fertilizing in your garden. For example, some people use bat guano, other…

Homemade Watering System
DIY

Homemade Watering System

Keeping your plants watered when you go on vacation or leave the house for a while is always problematic. You either have to call somebody to take care of your plants or you need to invest into complicated equipment to…

Grape Pruning
Fruits

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…

Root Fertilization
Gardening Basics

Deep Root Fertilization

Deep root fertilization is often recommended and very useful for your plants. However, many gardeners do it wrong. It’s not enough to simply inject fertilizer into the soil a few inches deep. It’s very important to do it correctly. Along…

Terrariums
Indoor Gardening

Growing Plants in Small Terrariums

Terrariums are a popular choice in many homes. They have a long history, going back to the Ancient Greeks more than 2000 years ago. A relatively new way to use terrariums is invented by Nathaniel Ward in the 19th century….

Winterized Balcony Garden
Gardening Basics

How to Winterize Your Garden

Winterizing your garden before the cold months is an essential step you should make for your plants. A proper winterizing procedure is important because it can help plants successfully handle cold winter days and long nights. Also, winterizing will make…

Rose Garden
Flowers & Blooms

Gardening and Caring for Roses

Gardening caring for roses? Not a big deal. Rose gardening is very easy if you know the tricks of how to build and maintain a rose garden properly. A blooming rose garden is definitely what every garden owners hope to…

Greenhouse
Gardening Basics

10 Greenhouse Gardening Benefits

Greenhouse gardening is actually the next level of gardening and many gardeners doubt to build their own greenhouse due to the cost. The question here is that whether the benefits that you can get by building a greenhouse will match…

Organic Garden
Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening Secrets for Newbies

Organic gardening is a well known gardening method because you are going to have the chance of harvesting fruits, vegetables or even flowers that are free from chemicals and other man-made substances. With that being said, if you are an…

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