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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

Daphne bush
Flowers & Blooms

How to Root Clippings

There are many ways to learn how to start and grow your plants. Some are more suitable for beginners who wish to learn principles of good gardening. One of the best ways to learn how to grow your own plants…

Echinacea
Flowers & Blooms

How to Grow Echinacea

Echinacea is a plant with great looking flowers. This plant is known for its beauty and numerous health properties. You may consider growing it in your garden because of its flowers of because of its medical properties. This plant has…

Hose watering
Gardening Basics

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…

Geranium
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…

Sunflower
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…

Raised Bed Gate
DIY

How to Build a Removable Raised Bed Gate

Raised beds are great for your garden because they provide some protection from pests. These beds are too tall for small animals to climb, so they can’t reach your precious vegetables and other plants. However, larger animals can still reach…

Tomatoes Indoors
Vegetables

DOs and DON’Ts of Tomato Growing

There are numerous gardening tips and tricks you can use to improve the quality of your vegetables and other plants. Since tomatoes are among the most popular plants to grow and probably the most popular vegetable grown in the gardens,…

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…

Carrots
Fruits

How to Preserve Fruits and Vegetables

Food is expensive so it is really helpful to grow your own fruits and vegetables. Many people, even beginner gardeners, can grow tasty food in their own garden. There are many great vegetables you can grow successfully even if you’re…

Heart of Succulent
Plant Care

How to Grow Succulents: The Basics

Succulents are beautiful and unique plants you can keep indoors. They are even suitable for small container gardens. One of the best things about succulents is that they are very tolerant to drought. Also, they don’t require much care to…

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