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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

Gardening Basics

How to Make a Simple Hand Balm

Gardening gloves are a very important tool. They will protect your hands and make you work safely. There are many materials in the garden that you don’t want to touch, so wearing gloves is advisable. However, gloves are not always…

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Fruits

Low Blood Pressure Foods III

If you wish to keep your blood pressure in check, you should eat some of the fruits, vegetables and other recommended foods. There are many foods that can lower you blood pressure so you should consume them on a regular…

Vegetables

Grow Potatoes Organically II  

There are many useful and practical ways to grow potatoes organically, and we’ve already outlined some of them. Remember, the proposed organic methods for growing potatoes are: The organic growing methods are: Raised Bed Method Straw Mulch Method Hilled Rows…

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Herbs

Herbs to Grow in Fall and Winter

Fall is actually one of the best times to grow herbs. If you like to have fresh, tasty herbs in your kitchen, consider growing them during fall. This is particularly true for areas with mild winters. If you wish to…

Flowers & Blooms

How to Use Sunflowers

Sunflowers are some of the most famous and popular plants. They grow in the wild, they are used in the food industry and there are also some people who like to grow them in their gardens and homes. If you…

Vegetables

Spring, Summer and Fall Vegetables

Those who like vegetable gardening should know when it’s the best time to plant their veggies. It’s important to understand that while many vegetables can be planted in various times of the year, there is an optimal planting time. Some…

Flowers & Blooms

How to Care for Daylilies

The Daylily is a wonderful plant many gardeners choose for their home. Traditionally, a daylily is known to produce bright, yellow flowers. However, today it’s possible to have daylilies in numerous other colors, so you can make your garden truly…

Pest Control

Controlling Cabbage Worms: No Insecticides!

Cabbage worms are common pests that attack many vegetables. Cabbage and kale are particularly susceptible to these pests, but some other vegetables can also be a target of these insects. Keep in mind that cabbage worms have a great appetite….

Flowers & Blooms

Growing Blueberries II

Once you have prepared favorable conditions for blueberries, you are ready to plant. One of the most important things to keep in mind is the distance you need to keep between individual plants. For lowbush varieties, set plants two feet…

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