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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.

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plants and bad soil
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in every season.

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Flowers and Plants

Common Orchid Care Mistakes

Phalaenopsis orchids are among the most beautiful flowering plants you can grow in your home, and they require only minimal care. This is why they are suitable even for less experienced gardeners who wish to grow orchids in their home…

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Caring for Dieffenbachia Plants

Dieffenbachia plants are beautiful and many home gardeners choose them for their homes. These plants are often grown because of their unique, striking foliage. If you wish to grow these plants for the first time, here’s a good news: it’s…

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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,…

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Growing ZZ Plant

The ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) is a popular house plant that can be grown indoors all around the globe. It’s gaining more and more prominence among gardeners who are always looking for new plants to cultivate and grow in their…

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How to Grow Clivia Plant

The clivia plant, also known as kafir-lily is a beautiful houseplant you can grow relatively easily. The clivia plant has heavy textured green strap-like leaves. The flowers are smooth petaled, with varied colors ranging from brick red to salmon, red…

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Hibiscus Growing Tips

Hibiscus is a beautiful plant many people love to have in their garden. This bush is gorgeous so it can truly make any garden more attractive. If you wish to grow hibiscus, it is important to know a few basic…

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How to Grow Clerodendrum Plants

Clerodendrum is a beautiful group of plants that are gaining more and more popularity in the past several years. These are particularly popular in the spring markets so you might wish to grow them. Keep in mind that these plants…

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How to Repot Your Hibiscus

Hibiscus is a gorgeous plant with beautiful foliage and amazing flowers. You can grow it both in the ground and in a container so it can live both indoors and outdoors. It means that many people can grow it in…

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How to Care for a Peacock Plant?

Peacock Plant (scientific name Calathea makoyana) is a variety of Calathea plants. It is a gorgeous plant known for its foliage. It is a popular houseplant you can grow indoors to a great success. If you take a good care…

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