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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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Gardening Basics

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

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Pothos in Water
Plant Care

How to Grow Pothos Plants in Water I

The vast majority of people grow their Pothos plants in soil but this doesn’t have to be your choice. It is possible to plant these gorgeous plants in water with a bit of liquid fertilizer added to provide nutrients to…

Elephant Ear Colocasia
Plant Care

Growing Black Elephant Ears Plant

Colocasia esculenta, “Black Magic”, also known as “black elephant ears plant”. This is a gorgeous plant with large green leaves. It is grown all around the world. In some places, it is used for food but it also makes an…

Growing Lettuce
Vegetables

How to Grow Lettuce II

Lettuce is not difficult to grow but you need to follow some simple guidelines. Once you have planted lettuce you can enjoy to see it grow. The next important step is to harvest your lettuce so you can use it…

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…

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