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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

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Vegetables

Summer Planting, Fall Harvesting

Harvesting vegetables in the fall is a great way to get additional supply of healthy, fresh vegetables straight from your garden. Do not think all harvesting should happen in late spring or summer. On the contrary: you can plant many…

Flowers & Blooms

Growing Aloe Vera as a Houseplant

The Aloe vera plant is well-known for its healing properties, especially when it comes to sun burn pain. It’s also often used in moisturizers and vitamins. However, it’s also possible to grow Aloe vera as a houseplant. Aloe plant genus…

Flowers & Blooms

How to Water Your Plants

Watering your plants is very important because it ensures their survival. However, it’s very important to know how to water – improper watering techniques can do more harm than good. In some cases, improper watering can damage or even kill…

Gardening Basics

How to Make a Mini Greenhouse

There are many different ways to grow plants. One of the most effective methods is to use a greenhouse. However, not everybody has enough space or money to invest into a huge, commercial greenhouse. Luckily, you can make a small…

Pest Control

Greenhouse Gardening Pest Control

People who grow different sorts of plants and flowers will most likely have greenhouses in their garden. However, not all people know how to effectively use greenhouses, or for some people who know, there are still things left to learn….

Watering
Gardening Basics

Best Ways to Fight Droughts

Droughts can be a huge problem with gardening. It’s often difficult to water your plants properly if there is no rain. Luckily, there are some methods you can use to avoid droughts. They are very useful for preventing your beautiful…

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…

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