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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

How to Make a Weed Killer Spray

Homemade, organic insecticides are very popular for various reasons. First of all, they are organic so you always know they are natural and that they can’t harm your environment, your plants or your family and pets. In addition to this,…

Pest Control

Tent Caterpillars

Tent caterpillars got their name because they love to spin webs on tree branches and on various shrubs. Most of the webs will be seen in the early spring if your garden is infested with tent caterpillars. The purpose of…

Gardening Basics

Using Complete Lawn Fertilizer

Complete fertilizers are fertilizers specially formulated to contain all of the three essential nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium), mixed in balanced proportions. These blended fertilizer formulas are very economical and convenient. You may also be able to find special fertilizers…

Gardening Basics

Preventing Garden Injuries

Working in your garden is exciting and fulfilling, but you need to take safety precautions in order to keep yourself safe. Without these precautions any garden work can be dangerous because of the numerous tools you use for gardening. Even…

Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening Secrets for Newbies

Organic gardening is a well known gardening method because you are going to have the chance of harvesting fruits, vegetables or even flowers that are free from chemicals and other man-made substances. With that being said, if you are an…

Gardening Tools

Choosing a Garden Hose

A quality garden hose is a must-have item for all people who wish to grow plants. It is a great way to quickly and easily water your plants. However, with so many types, varieties and prices, it’s often difficult and…

Herbs

Herbs Gardening 101

Herbs are not just for outdoor gardens. If you are able to provide some of the elements that are essential to herbs gardening, you can supply yourself with a variety of herb materials for cooking, meditation and fragrance purposes. In…

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