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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

Pest Control

Get Rid of Garden Pests

The most among all gardening problems for fellow gardeners and garden lovers will be garden pests. Garden pests cause a lot of people to give up on gardening because things can get quite messy sometimes. Yes, people do burn off…

Gardening Basics

How to Make a Barrel Water-Garden

Any garden, deck, patio or a terrace will look more beautiful with a small water garden. You don’t need much money or special equipment to make one in your home. In fact, it’s possible to make a beautiful mini water…

Gardening Tools

Homemade Watering System

Keeping your plants watered when you go on vacation or leave the house for a while is always problematic. You either have to call somebody to take care of your plants or you need to invest into complicated equipment to…

Flowers and Plants

Caring for a Prayer Plant

Prayer plants are beautiful houseplant from the Maranta family. These plants are known for their lush foliage and the foliage is the main reason they are so popular. Prayer plant is somewhat demanding so you need to provide it with…

Gardening Basics

Hydroponic Gardening Basics

Apart from the usual vegetable gardening method which involves digging, tilling, planting, fertilizing and watering your plants everyday, there is another method to plant vegetables called hydroponic gardening.

Growing Vegetables

Growing Cantaloupe and Honeydew Melons

Cantaloupes and honeydews are tasty melons many people love to eat. They are great in the summer, especially when they are chilled. They are rich in vitamin C and anti-oxidants, so they combine great taste and great nutrition. These melons…

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Growing Vegetables

Low Blood Pressure Foods I

High blood pressure is one of the most common problems of today. Just like air pressure or water pressure, it is defined as a pressure inside a container. In this case, the container are your arteries. As such, blood pressure…

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Gardening Basics

Additional Tips for Fall Planting

Planting in the fall offers numerous advantages. Above all, it’s the cooler weather, which can help many plants. As you probably know, there are many vegetables and other plants that do not tolerate hot weather, so planting in the fall…

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