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Flowers and Plants

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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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Flowers and Plants

How to Plant and Grow Pansies

Pansies are a great addition to your garden, especially in winter. They can brighten any cold winter day. However, you must know when to plant them and how to care of them during winter. As a general rule, pansies are…

Flowers and Plants

How to Use Sunflowers

Sunflowers are some of the most famous and popular plants. They grow in the wild, they are used in the food industry and there are also some people who like to grow them in their gardens and homes. If you…

Flowers and Plants

6 Winter Bulbs You Can Grow Easily

It’s always great to add some color to your home during winter months. To make your house beautifully decorated, plant some colorful winter bulbs. They can be grown in pots very successfully and they produce rich, beautiful flowers. Some of…

Flowers and Plants

How to Grow Strawberries

Strawberries are tasty fruits and they can be used in many different ways. You can eat them fresh, make a fruit salad, use them for cakes or even freeze them to use them in smoothies. These fruits are healthy and…

Flowers and Plants

Quick Gardening Tips

Here are some effective gardening tips for all plant growers who wish to make their plants thrive: To prevent the line of your string trimmer from breaking of jamming, treat it with a spray vegetable oil before you install it…

Pest Control

How to Avoid Ticks

Lyme disease is a common problem many people face. Spending more time outdoors in the spring and summer increases the risk of this disease, so it’s important to know how to protect yourself. There are about 40,000 cases of Lyme…

Growing Vegetables

How to Grow Kale I

Kale is known as a “super food” because of its numerous health properties. It contains a lot of nutrients and it’s one of the healthiest vegetables out there. Kale contains fiber, calcium, lots of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. It’s a…

Growing Vegetables

Spring, Summer and Fall Vegetables

Those who like vegetable gardening should know when it’s the best time to plant their veggies. It’s important to understand that while many vegetables can be planted in various times of the year, there is an optimal planting time. Some…

Fruit Gardening

Growing Grapevine in a Container I

Many people want to grow their own grapes in the garden, but they don’t necessarily have the space needed. The good news is that you don’t really need a lot of space for the grapes, as long as you choose…

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