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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

Potatoes in Straw
Vegetables

Growing Potatoes in Straw

Those who wish to grow potatoes in their garden have a new, original way of planting. This method is very effective and brings excellent results. Next time you want to plant potatoes, instead of doing it in the traditional way,…

Lettuce Indoors
Indoor Gardening

Growing Vegetables Indoors

Those who wish to grow vegetables indoors have a wide range of options. It’s even possible to grow some varieties in small pots and containers. All you need to do is to give them proper care throughout the whole year….

Green Tomatoes
Vegetables

Tomato Gardening Tips

In this tomato gardening tips, let us fulfill the dreams of all tomato gardeners by coming up with the 10 Tomato Gardening Tips that every tomato gardeners should know. Well, what is the dream of every tomato gardeners? All we…

Fresh Mint Leaves
Herbs

Many Exciting Ways to Use Mint

Mint is a beautiful plant you can use in many different ways. It’s a popular herb that is easy to grow and you often end up with lots and lots of mind you don’t know what to do with. Once…

Herbs in Pots
Herbs

How to Cut Herbs

Many people like to grow herbs to use them in their kitchen. There are many herbs you can successfully grow in your home. To make your herbs thrive and to use them in your kitchen it’s important to give them…

Plant Care

How to Care for Aspidistra Plants

The Aspidistra is a popular foliage house plant. It’s very tough so it doesn’t require intensive care. This leathery plant is mainly kept for its beautiful foliage. It’s a great houseplant for cooler areas of your house. With these plants,…

Fruits, Trees and Shrubs

How to Care for Citrus Trees

Citrus trees, such as lemon and orange, are very attractive and not only provide tasty fruit for your family but also make a great addition to your garden. They are beautiful and produce wonderful fragrance when they are blooming. Many…

Fruits, Trees and Shrubs

Planting Fruit Trees I

Fruit trees are beautiful and can be very useful in the garden. It’s therefore not surprising that so many people want to grow fruit trees in their garden. Fruit trees give bountiful harvests and are often more rewarding than vegetables….

Fruits, Trees and Shrubs

Planting Fruit Trees II

Once you know how to choose the best fruit tree variety, it’s important to know how to plant it properly. Fall is a great time to plant a fruit tree because it gives it enough time to recover before the…

Indoor Gardening

8 Plants to Purify the Air Indoors

Plants can help clean the air indoors, so keeping them in your home can be very helpful. Plants are part of nature’s cleaning system so they can be used very effectively to clean air and make your home healthy and…

Indoor Gardening

How to Start Impatients Indoors

If you want to start Impatients during winter, here’s a good news: you can do it with a bit of skill and even with limited resources. The easiest way to do it is to take cuttings from a healthy and…

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