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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

Monstera Deliciosa
Plant Care

How To Care For Monstera Plant

Monstera plant, also known as Monstera deliciosa or Swiss cheese plant is a gorgeous philodendron that can make any space more beautiful. It has characteristic, split leaves that can instantly catch attention and enlighten your home. In order to enjoy…

Watering
Gardening Basics

Best Ways to Fight Droughts

Droughts can be a huge problem with gardening. It’s often difficult to water your plants properly if there is no rain. Luckily, there are some methods you can use to avoid droughts. They are very useful for preventing your beautiful…

Paperwhite Narcissus
Flowers & Blooms

How to Grow Paperwhite Narcissus

Paperwhite Narcissus bulbs look fresh and can brighten any home. They are particularly useful during holiday season and they make excellent decoration. However, many people find it difficult to handle and care for Narcissus bulbs. The bulbs often get leggy…

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,…

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