The Robert

The Robert Madison

Huntsville, AL - is the second-best place to live in the United States according to U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 rankings. The city's thriving job market, low cost of living and high quality of life were cited as the primary reasons for its top ranking.

Bordering Huntsville is the family-friendly town of Madison, AL. Madison boasts the charm of a small town with the convenience of a suburban, contemporary lifestyle. Just minutes from Athens, Decaur and Huntsville, this charming town provides the comforts of home with the convenience of living a stone’s throw from entertainment, schools, dining and restaurants. Home to Minor League Baseball’s Rocket City Trash Pandas, multi-use greenways, the Town Madison was designed to incorporate live, work and play all in one amazing community.

Town Madison’s newest apartment destination is The Robert at Madison!


Luxury rental living
4 story elevator buildings with 1,2 and 3 bedroom apartments
20 Unique 2 & 3 bedroom townhomes

The Robert

Rohdie Group

We set out to build communities that are always on the forefront of new and innovative design. The Robert Madison will feature brand new one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments in a four-story building with the convenience of elevators. Additionally, we have beautifully designed townhomes that provide extra privacy and space.

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The Robert


  • Clubhouse with coffee bar and co working spaces
  • Resort style pool with sunning ledge
  • 24-7 Fitness Center
  • Pickle ball Courts
  • Three dog runs
  • Green space
  • The best staff in Town Madison
The Robert

Your Community

    • Clubhouse with co-work space
    • Coffee and tea bar
    • Community fire pit
    • Dog park and dog wash
    • Outdoor grill
    • Resort-style pool with sunning ledge
    • 24-HOUR fitness center
    • Pickle Ball Courts (yes... Pickle Ball!) The Robert Madison will be the first community to ever offer pickle ball!
The Robert

Your Residence

  • Frameless glass showers*
  • Granite countertops
  • In home washer & dryer
  • Luxury vinyl plank flooring
  • Nine-foot ceilings
  • Stainless steel appliance package
  • Subway tile kitchen backsplash
  • Stylish Interior

Tips for Starting a Patio Garden at Your Apartment

Tips for Starting a Patio Garden at Your Apartment

Tips for Starting a Patio Garden at Your Apartment

With the emergence of many people living in apartments, urban gardening has become increasingly popular. You don't need a massive yard to create a beautiful garden. Ignite your creative streak and use your balcony or patio to cultivate a container garden. A patio garden can provide you with fresh, organic produce, and also serves as a balm for your soul. By following some essential tips, you can easily achieve success in planting a gorgeous patio garden. Let's explore!


1. Choosing the Right Plants

Picking the right plants is vital. Most vegetables and fruits are suited for container gardening, but some plants thrive better in containers than others. Research the types of plants that grow well in pots rather than soil. Some of the best choices include tomatoes, peppers, herbs, and leafy greens. Consider the amount of sunlight your patio gets because not all plants can tolerate direct sunlight. Always remember that some plants may require support while others may have shallow roots.

2. Good-Quality Soil is Essential

Plants growing in the soil are more potent than those planted in typical soil-less mixes kept in mostly indoor pots. Fertile soil has everything your plants will need to thrive, so be sure to use high-quality potting soil. Make sure you use containers with adequate drainage and water daily as patios can be more exposed to the elements than other garden areas.

3. Choose The Correct Containers

Containers for your patio garden are essential. Traditional terracotta pots are a no-go because the clay dries rapidly and will constantly need water. You'll have better success with self-watering containers because they'll give your plants the appropriate amount of moisture. Additionally, you can easily grow your container garden in any container that will hold soil and allow excess moisture to drain away. For a more eco-friendly option, you can repurpose containers.

4. The Importance of Light

The amount of sunlight your patio or balcony garden receives will determine what you can grow. Most vegetables, herbs, and fruits require a minimum of six hours of direct sunlight each day. If you live in an apartment that doesn't receive enough sunlight, consider investing in plant-grow lights to supplement the natural sources, particularly if you're growing less hardy plants.

5. Don’t Overcrowd Your Containers

Although you'll be limited by the size of your containers, avoid overcrowding your plants. Crowded roots will struggle to absorb the nutrients they require to grow and may stagnate or die. Bigger plants like tomatoes should grow in larger containers and should only have one plant per container. Smaller plants such as herbs can share containers, but it's always best to give them their container to flourish fully.



Starting a patio garden is easier and more rewarding than you might think. Container gardening is an excellent approach to adapt gardening to your space and the resources you have available. Even if you live in an apartment, a thriving, productive garden is feasible, as long as you have good-quality soil, the correct containers, adequate lighting, and suitable plants. With these ideas in mind, you can grow a beautiful, tasty, and thriving patio garden. So, find the perfect spot in your patio, and let nature do its thing! If you're looking for apartments in Madison, AL, contact The Robert Apartments today to schedule a personal tour.

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