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

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Flowers and Plants

Calla Lily: A Gorgeous Houseplant

Calla Lily is a beautiful plant known for its waxy-white flowers. Native to southern Africa, this plant can be successfully grown even in colder climates, as long as you provide it with all the things it needs: adequate light, plenty…

Flowers and Plants

How to Make Your Calla Lily Bloom

Calla Lily has gorgeous flowers. Also known as Trumpet Lilies or Lily of the Nile, this is a gorgeous plant with waxy-white flowers. The flowers are known to gently curl and twist so they have a characteristic shape with a…

Flowers and Plants

How to Care for Your Mandevilla

Mandevilla can make a great, colorful addition to your garden or patio. This plant is getting more and more popular with home gardeners. Mandevillas flower beautifully and they provide a very pretty sight, especially during warmer months. Mandevillas got their…

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Flowers and Plants

How to Fertilize Mandevilla Plants?

Many people who grow Mandevilla vines want to know about the proper fertilizing routine. What do these beautiful vines need to thrive? Fertilizing Mandevilla plants is not difficult but you need to provide them with all the nutrients they need….

Mandevilla
Flowers and Plants

Mandevilla Plant Care Tips

The Mandevilla plant is a beautiful plant you can grow on your patio. It is known for its gorgeous flowers. A Mandevilla plant can add a tropical touch to your home. It is a great plant for patios and balconies…

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Growing Mandevilla Vines Indoors

Mendevilla plants are gorgeous vines known for their lush flowers. Many people like to grow them on their balconies and patios. However, it is not always possible to grow your Mandevilla outdoors. These are not winter-hardy plants so they need…

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Pollinating Phalaenopsis Orchids

Phalaenopsis moth orchid is beautiful and popular houseplant. To take a good care of it, you need to know how to pollinate it properly. If you have a healthy phalaenopsis orchid that blooms year after year, you might want to…

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