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Include Edibles In Your Landscape Plans

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...

Beautiful Patio Ideas For Spaces Of All Sizes

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,”...

7 Native Perennials To Add To Your Garden

7 Native Perennials to Add to Your Garden

It’s that time of year when we look at our uninteresting and bare landscaping and wonder, “what can I do to bring life and color?” Annuals have their place to shine, but if you want to have continuous color each year, then keep reading. Going native means less work for us – WIN. And, it also gives a boost to our local critters by providing what they need – double WIN! So, if adding native perennials to your garden is in your not-so-distant-future, we have seven to check out!

Porch Color: Plants, Pots, And Process

Porch Color: Plants, Pots, and Process

As spring approaches in Middle Tennessee, it’s time to get rid of the bareness of winter and bring some charm and color to that porch! Stepping into the lively season of spring is easier than you think with the right combination of plants, pots, and process. Let’s explore the essentials that will help you create a botanical wonder that elevates your outdoor space and inspire your neighbors!

Raised Garden Bed & Personal Farmers: Why All The Hype?

Raised Garden Bed & Personal Farmers: Why all the Hype?

No time to plan your garden? Let us do the work for you with our personal farmer service! Here in Middle Tennessee our temperatures are still dipping low at night, making some of us feel like warmer weather is far off. Rest assured, though, the time for prepping your...

Top 5 Contenders For Brown Thumbs

Top 5 Contenders for Brown Thumbs

--------------------- Are you a self-proclaimed brown thumb when it comes to houseplants? Do you struggle to keep even the hardiest of houseplants alive? Don't worry, you're not alone. In this edition, we're sharing our top picks for plants that even those with the...

Optimize Your Outdoor Spaces With Added Warmth

Optimize Your Outdoor Spaces with Added Warmth

While it might be warming up outside, spring has that tricky habit of still being cold at night. But, that doesn’t mean you have to go inside when the sun goes down and the temperature drops. Optimize your outdoor spaces, and enjoy them sooner and longer with these fire features.

10 Shrubs That Add Interest To Any Yard

10 Shrubs That Add Interest to Any Yard

It’s spring, and you’re probably itching to get outside and update your landscaping. But, what do you actually plant to add interest to your yard? Here are 10 shrubs to plant this spring that will add interest and beauty to your landscaping all year long.

The Signs Of Spring Are Blooming All Around Us

The Signs of Spring Are Blooming All Around Us

If you're captivated by the city's springtime charm and eager to bring some of that colorful beauty into your own surroundings, be sure to connect with our Gardens of Babylon team! In Nashville, we eagerly anticipate springtime. As the city sheds the last remnants of...

Creating An Outdoor Sanctuary In A Small Space

Creating an Outdoor Sanctuary in a Small Space

Prefer to let us bring your vision to life for you? Our designers are the best at taking small or large outdoor areas and creating beautiful spaces with them. Book here! It can be difficult to figure out how to bring the natural beauty and benefits of plants to your...

Zen Zone Design: 5 Tips For Peaceful Spaces

Zen Zone Design: 5 Tips for Peaceful Spaces

having a peaceful retreat in your backyard is a priceless luxury. Today, we’re sharing five expert tips to help you transform your outdoor space into a serene oasis, perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Nourishing Your Tennessee Lawn

Nourishing Your Tennessee Lawn

Spring is Coming, Make it Greener with a lush, vibrant lawn! Now is the time to schedule lawn care! Gardens of Babylon is Nashville's leading provider of biologically advanced lawn care services and we're committed to sustainability, without sacrificing quality....