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Flowers and Plants

Add some color to your spaces with garden flowers, house plants and trees.
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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

Rattlesnake Plant
Plant Care

Rattlesnake Plant Care Tips

Rattlesnake plant, scientific name Calathea lancifolia, is a popular variety of the Calathea plants. It is great for those who wish to have a tropical vibe in their home. This is a great plant to grow for its magnificent foliage….

Tomato Harvest
Vegetables

Little Known Tomato Gardening Secrets

Do you have a vegetable lover among your friends or family members? Are you an avid vegetable gardener? If your answer is yes to either one of the questions, then this tomato gardening secrets blog post is a must read…

Soil Turning Tools
Gardening Tools

Important Soil-Turning Tools

In order to make the most of your garden soil you need to have adequate soil-turning tools. These tools are essential for all gardeners so it’s best to have them ready whenever you want to work in your garden or…

Dividing Hostas
Plant Care

Dividing Hostas

Dividing hostas is not so complicated once you are familiar with the procedure. Generally speaking, it’s best to divide them early in the year so they have time to recover before they leaf out or before it gets too hot….

Plant Care

How to Care for a Spider Plant

The spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) is a great plant you can grow in your home. It is also relatively easy to take care for, so it makes a great plant for beginners. It’s also considered one of the top clean…

Hummingbird
Organic Gardening

Attracting Butterflies and Hummingbirds

Butterflies and hummingbirds can commonly be seen all over America. If you want to have a more colorful garden, you can invite butterflies and hummingbirds by providing favorable conditions for these animals. To attract butterflies and hummingbirds, you need to…

Cantaloupe
Vegetables

Growing Cantaloupe and Honeydew Melons

Cantaloupes and honeydews are tasty melons many people love to eat. They are great in the summer, especially when they are chilled. They are rich in vitamin C and anti-oxidants, so they combine great taste and great nutrition. These melons…

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