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
Uh yeah, you read that title right. Javi is one of those people who comes up with an idea and … Continue Reading Javi Published an E-Book on Orchid Care!
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
The thing about blogging is that if you leave it alone for any period of time you feel like you … Continue Reading The thing about blogging…
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…!
At this moment, I can’t think of anything better in the world than sitting on my front porch with Javi … Continue Reading April showers, flowers, and a stop in Louisville
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
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 is no surprise that by now Leslie and I have developed a strong interest in plants. Luckily for us, … Continue Reading Copenhagen Botanical Gardens
We’re way behind in updates on our garden and our landscaping – but we’ll take care of that soon enough. … Continue Reading House Plants!
Last week we got our first landscaping shipment! Our peonies were delivered in a little box inside two tiny plastic … Continue Reading Planting Peonies
All this gardening preparation has been done in order to host our garden “super stars”….the SEEDS!! We are starting almost … Continue Reading SEEDS!!!!!!
The weather in Tennessee has been a little weird. We have had several very warm days during the winter, and … Continue Reading DIY Cold frames
The new beds are up and ready and the old beds are “refreshed” and ready too! Setting up everything required … Continue Reading Soil is the key to happy plants!
I don’t know about you but somewhere along the way we failed to teach our dogs to garden. I am … Continue Reading Fencing the garden
Our vegetable garden is expanding this year. Last year I built 3 beds but only wound up using 2. This … Continue Reading Prepping the new garden beds
Once we had the edging installed we knew exactly what the garden’s boundaries were and proceeded to the next … Continue Reading Cleaning the garden beds
We have a ton of hard work to accomplish in our landscape plan to prepare for the arrival of the … Continue Reading Installing edging
On the same day that Javier and I planted the new little rose garden on the side of the house … Continue Reading Planting Pansies