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Five Favorite Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

For gardeners, the hummingbirds that visit our feeders and flowers during spring and summer are the jewels that add sparkle and delight to our landscapes. Nectar-filled hummingbird feeders hanging from the porch or outside the windows can bring them up close, but it’s...

Tips for choosing the right houseplant for your home

If spring is about the garden outside, summer’s heat and humidity may drive you back indoors, where you can still experience nature among the houseplants. But which plants to choose? Here’s what to consider when you’re trying to choose the right houseplant for your...

Nashville Nights: Illuminating Your Outdoor Oasis with Creative Lighting

When the sun sets in Nashville, the vibrant city takes on a new allure as the night comes alive. One key element that can truly elevate your outdoor experience is creative lighting. Choosing unique lighting will help you create a mesmerizing atmosphere and make your Nashville nights truly unforgettable.

How Do You Take Care of Airplants?

Welcome to the enchanting world of airplants! These plants, commonly called Tillandsia, are a fascinating group of epiphytes that have evolved to thrive without soil, drawing sustenance from the air around them. At our garden center at the Nashville Farmers' Market,...

Beautiful Patio Ideas for Spaces of All Sizes

As spring rolls into summer, your patio comes into the limelight. It can be a place to hang out with friends and family, or it can become a quiet getaway in an outdoor setting, the central point of your private backyard oasis. “It can be your own personal escape,”...

Tips to Grow Your Own Tomatoes

Ask a gardener what she grows in the kitchen garden, and the first thing she likely mentions is tomatoes. If you enjoy this nutrition-rich vegetable (technically, a fruit), nothing is better than a ripe tomato plucked from the vine in your own back yard.

Pollinator Plants To Fill Your Garden With Butterflies & Bees!

To set your garden in motion with flying, fluttering and crawling pollinators, plant what they need to live. Flowers provide food in the form of nectar for the insects and hummingbirds. Other plants act as host plants for the larvae of butterflies and other pollinators. Here are a few garden favorites that will bring pollinators to your garden.

Include Edibles in your Landscape Plans

A landscape that includes perennial and annual flowers and plants along with its trees and shrubs can enhance any home. When that landscape also includes edibles, the benefits increase. “We’re definitely seeing an uptick of people growing food,” says Gardens of...