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Gardening Going Green

Nashville Urban Gardening Expo + Garden Update

Today Chris, Mackenzie, and I attended the Nashville Urban Gardening Expo at the state extension office and agricultural center on Edmonson Pike. I’ve only been to one Master Gardener ‘s expo, and that was back in Conway. We weren’t sure what to expect. The…

May 17, 2014

Putting the Garden In

Spring has sprung, and we have been gradually building our new garden as weather permits in preparation for our first planting season in the new house. We are so excited to finally have a permanent garden again, so we are trying to build it…

March 20, 2014

Late Harvest Tomatoes

We had such strange weather this summer. Cooler temperatures over all, which was a welcome reprieve from the typical 100-degree temps, and lots of wet weather. We struggled keeping our tomatoes happy. They don’t like to get their feet wet, and we pruned many,…

October 15, 2013

Our Meyer Lemon Tree

When we were in San Francisco, Chris and I were walking past a row of homes when he suddenly said, “Hey, is that a lemon tree?” And sure enough, it was! I have read about healthy, beautiful, fruiting lemon trees, but I had yet…

July 31, 2013

Garden Update for June 2013

Tonight Lea came over for a short visit to check on me and to bring some gifts for Mackenzie. I snuck out while they were playing with trains to put in a load of laundry, and I noticed that the light in the backyard…

June 20, 2013