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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

Growing Vegetables

5 Easy Vegetables for Beginners

In gardening, it’s important to know which plants you can grow in your garden, depending on your climate zone, your needs and your experience levels. Vegetables are among the most popular plant types many people want to grow in their…

Growing Vegetables

Broccoli Growing Problems II

There are many broccoli growing problems you may encounter even if you manage to grow healthy seedlings. As broccoli matures, it gets stronger and hardier, and it becomes firmly established into the ground. It is a sign that your plant…

Gardening Basics

Tips on Improving Your Garden Soil

New gardeners often don’t understand how to make their soil great. They will observe other, more experienced gardeners, getting much better results and can assume it’s because these people simply “have better soil”. No. To get the most of your…

Gardening Basics

Using Ollas to Help with Watering

If you wish to improve your gardening, consider using olla pots. These pots will make your gardening efforts more successful and rewarding. This is actually a very old, ancient method of gardening and it still proves to be very successful….

Pest Control

How to Eliminate Fleas: Quick Home Remedies

Fleas are common problems for many pets. To get rid of them, you have to use a special product. There are many commercial products and medicines made to eliminate fleas. However, these products are not always environmentally-friendly. Usually, your pet…

Pest Control

How to Get Rid Of Aphids

Aphids are sap suckers that always manage to give every gardener a hard time just like other garden pests such as spider mites, tent caterpillars and Japanese beetles. There are several species of aphids that you have to watch out…

Growing Vegetables

Best Gardening Vegetables

One of the best things about vegetable gardening is to make a salad or another meal from your freshly-harvested vegetable you have pulled from the garden 5 minutes earlier. This is what makes gardening so much fun and rewarding. Freshly-picked…

Growing Vegetables

Grow Potatoes Organically I  

There are many different ways to grow potatoes organically. If you wish to grow potatoes, it’s worth noting how to do it properly and with the ebst success. There are many methods you can use to produce the healthy, organic…

Gardening Basics

Build a Handy Raised Bed Using Pallets

Many gardeners prefer to use raised beds to grow their plants. Raised beds offer numerous advantages so it’s not surprising so many gardeners use them. Raised beds are very practical and ideal for growing certain types of plants. Among the…

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