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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

Fuchsia Flowers
Plant Care

Pruning and Propagation of Fuchsias

In order to properly care for your Fuchsia plants, you need to know when to prune them. Pruning is extremely important for shrubs, including Fuchsias. Another vital thing you need to know is how to propagate your Fuchsia plants. These…

Garden Compost Bin
Gardening Basics

How to Make Compost Quickly

Many gardeners are familiar with compost. There are also many people who choose to make their own compost heaps. Compost can add great value to leaves so this is one important use for old leaves in your garden. Compost is…

Clerodendrum Plant
Plant Care

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…

Wax Begonia Flowers
Flowers & Blooms

Growing Wax Begonias from Seed

One of the greatest things about gardening is starting new plants directly from seed. While it is not possible to do it with all the plants, there are many of those that can be successfully started from seed. There is…

Wax Begonias
Flowers & Blooms

How to Grow Wax Begonias  

Wax begonias are gorgeous plants that you can grow in your garden or your home. The best thing about these gorgeous plants is that you can easily start them directly from seeds. It is a great method because it gives…

Heavenly Bamboo Plant
Plant Care

How to Grow Heavenly Bamboo in the Garden

Heavenly bamboo is a gorgeous garden shrub that can add a lot of beauty to your garden. This plant grows wonderfully throughout the West Coast and beyond. It is a popular shrub you can grow in your garden without much…

Heavenly Bamboo
Plant Care

How to Care for Heavenly Bamboo

Heavenly bamboo is a beautiful plant you can grow in your garden or inside of your home. This is a gorgeous bush known for its beautiful foliage, tender flowers and striking berries. It can provide so much color in your…

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