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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

Flowers & Blooms

The Most Popular Salad Greens

Salad greens are great vegetables to grow. They are the main ingredient in numerous salads, so you can have a tasty salad whenever you wish, straight from your home garden. You may even grow many of them in containers in…

USDA Planting Zones
Gardening Basics

USDA Planting Zones

The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone map is an important resource for all gardeners. This is a reference you should consult when choosing plants for your garden. It is crucial to pick only those plants that can grow in your climate,…

Garden Box
DIY

How to Make a Garden Grow Box

With the warmer months approaching, you might want to think about growing some new plants in your garden. While gardening requires a lot of practice and experience, there are many things even beginner gardeners can do to improve their garden…

Prayer Plant Maranta Leuconeura
Plant Care

Prayer Plant Propagation

The Prayer plant (Maranta leuconeura) is a great choice for a houseplant. It is a very common plant you can grow in your home, and it is not difficult to make it thrive. However, it also has certain needs that…

Moth Orchid
Flowers & Blooms

How to Care for a Moth Orchid

Moth orchids are known as difficult plants to grow indoors. The truth is that they are not so complicated but they do require some dedication. They can be easy to grow as long as you follow some guidelines on how…

Ixora Chinensis
Plant Care

How to Care for Ixora Plants

Ixora is a gorgeous plant that many people choose to grow in their gardens. Ixora is famous for its amazing star-shaped flowers that bloom throughout the whole year. This is a very attractive plant that can truly make a difference…

Chrysanthemum Mum
Flowers & Blooms

Chrysanthemum Growing Tips

Chrysanthemums are plants that are very easy to grow, so they are good even for beginner gardeners without much experience. These are among the easiest perennials to grow in your home. To make them thrive, plant them early in spring…

Rattlesnake Plant
Plant Care

Rattlesnake Plant Care Tips

Rattlesnake plant, scientific name Calathea lancifolia, is a popular variety of the Calathea plants. It is great for those who wish to have a tropical vibe in their home. This is a great plant to grow for its magnificent foliage….

Tomato Harvest
Vegetables

Little Known Tomato Gardening Secrets

Do you have a vegetable lover among your friends or family members? Are you an avid vegetable gardener? If your answer is yes to either one of the questions, then this tomato gardening secrets blog post is a must read…

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