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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

How to Grow Succulents: The Basics

Succulents are beautiful and unique plants you can keep indoors. They are even suitable for small container gardens. One of the best things about succulents is that they are very tolerant to drought. Also, they don’t require much care to…

Flowers & Blooms

15 Reasons to Grow Garlic

Garlic is a plant many people choose to grow in their garden. It’s not so difficult to grow, and it doesn’t require a huge amount of care. Garlic is a great plant with many different health and household uses beyond…

Herbs

Popular and Useful Herbs to Grow II

Here are some additional tips you should use if you want to grow your own herbs. Herb gardening is usually not difficult, but it’s always useful to know a few tricks. Make your herbs thrive so you can have a…

Pest Control

Natural Pest Control I

Pests are a common problem in any garden. All gardeners face this issue at least once, and many of them can’t seem to get rid of pests no matter what they try. It’s true that some gardens attract more pests…

Posion Ivy
Herbs

Homemade Poison Ivy Remedy

Poison Ivy can be very uncomfortable. If you’ve ever had it on your body you know how nasty it can get. Luckily, there are many DIY ways to remedy the situation and remove Poison Ivy from your body. The best…

Flowers & Blooms

Propagating Roses Using Cuttings

Roses are beautiful so it’s not surprising you may want to grow them in your garden. To have strong and beautiful roses, it’s important to keep them healthy and to take a good care of them. One of the essential…

Flowers & Blooms

The Most Common Poisonous Plants

When choosing plants to grow in our home or garden, too many times we focus on aesthetics. We tend to choose plants we find beautiful, with rich foliage and colorful flowers. When we buy plants or choose which ones to…

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