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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
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in every season.

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Gentians Blooming
Flowers & Blooms

How to Grow Gentians

Gentian flowers are famous for their blue color. In fact, this plant displays such a wide range of true blue colors that it makes Gentian a very attractive choice for a garden. Another great advantage to Gentian is that it…

Gentians Flowers
Flowers & Blooms

How to Germinate Gentian Seeds?

In order to enjoy beautiful Gentians in your garden, it is important to know how to start them from seeds. Germination is one of the trickiest things about these plants, since they have a very long germination period. Are Gentians…

Date Palm
Trees and Shrubs

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…

Dracaena Fragrans Massangeana
Plant Care

Dracena Fragrans: The Most Popular Varieties

Dracena fragrans, better known as Corn Plant, is a beautiful plant that grows in many forms. Typically, it is grown as multiple plants of staggered heights, but this is not the only way to grow this beautiful plant. Corn Plant…

Croton Indoors
Indoor Gardening

Can You Grow Croton Plants Indoors?

Croton plants are known for their vibrant colors. There are many people who choose to grow these plants outdoors. However, you might also want to grow Croton plants indoors. Does growing them indoors affect their colors? Basic Plant Information Croton…

White Bird of Paradise Plant
Flowers & Blooms

White Bird of Paradise Vital Facts

Bird of Paradise is a gorgeous plant known for its orange flowers. Its scientific name is Strelitzia reginae and it is often used for cut flowers. However, there are numerous Bird of Paradise plants and not all of them are…

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