Composting is great for the garden and beneficial for the environment in general as we reduce the amount of trash … Continue Reading Pile Composting: How and Why
The Los Rodriguez Mansion garden has officially exploded. When I started building this garden and ordered the soil, I was … Continue Reading How Trench Composting Fixed My Garden Soil
Most people know that I love orchids and, fortunately for me, Leslie developed a love for the plants too (although … Continue Reading Caring for Phalaenopsis Orchids
In the past year or year and a half, I have become very interested in growing orchids. We rescued … Continue Reading Has anyone seen a Rodriguezia venusta around?
This season is our third season gardening at home. We have experimented with different watering techniques, plants, flowers, veggies, soils, … Continue Reading Hey Nashville! Do you need soil, mulch, or any other gardening supplies?
These past couple of weeks have been exceptionally warm, so the garden in the back and the beds in front … Continue Reading Garden update! Roses, peonies, pansies…!
It’s spring! It’s gardening time! Javi has been working on a hydroponic garden – more on that later – and … Continue Reading Signs of Spring in Nashville!
In November we decided to try forcing bulbs to grow in the middle of winter inside our house (see here). … Continue Reading Forced bulbs update
The hundreds of bulbs that we planted outside will take a long time to flower…but we want flowers soon!! Luckily … Continue Reading Forcing bulbs
Some of our favorite flowers are bulbs. Last year when we worked on our new landscape it was too late … Continue Reading Bulb attack!
Sweet Potatoes are a sign of fall. Last year my experiment with growing sweet potatoes was disappointing. The vines grew … Continue Reading Sweet potatoes
Last year we didn’t bother planting a fall garden – we let our summer garden die and then started planting … Continue Reading Fall Gardening
I still can’t believe we never posted about our finished landscape. After all that work and all those updates along … Continue Reading THE FINISHED LANDSCAPE!
Lately thanks to all this rainfall our garden is starting to look great. This year we planted corn, beans, tomatoes, … Continue Reading Garden Update!
It’s been awhile since we gave you all a garden update. Soon we will also write an update on the … Continue Reading Garden update
Thanks to our Master Gardener class, we learned that one of our roses was terminally ill. Even worse, the disease … Continue Reading Rose Rosette attack!
Since we started our garden we have been looking for ways to use resources that we normally just discard. We … Continue Reading Los Rodriguez Worms
Our plants continue to arrive. I’ve got to admit that sometimes it is a little weird to think that my … Continue Reading Our berry good garden
Most times we are outside, we look at our fence and think….there must be something we can do about this … Continue Reading We are growing fruit too!!
Last week we got our first landscaping shipment! Our peonies were delivered in a little box inside two tiny plastic … Continue Reading Planting Peonies