20 Years of Transforming Yards and Landscaping
Project Spotlight: Your Dreams are Never too Big
Apr 24, 2023
While smaller outdoor spaces may require less maintenance, these yards can also require more creativity when it comes to maximizing the design and accommodating all your desired outdoor amenities.
Irrigation: The Secret to a Lush Landscape & Lawn
Apr 4, 2023
Gardens of Babylon can help with all your irrigation needs - CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CONSULTATION. A landscape needs three things to thrive: ample sunlight, fertile soil, and sufficient water to keep turfgrass and garden plants alive. For many homeowners, the water is...
Project Spotlight: A Dreamy Shipping Container Pool
Feb 26, 2023
Shipping container pools are an easy and cost-effective way to create a unique and stylish swimming pool. They are quick to install and can be customized with different features and finishes. Plus, they're also resistant to rot, rust, and other weather elements,...
Project Spotlight: Great Architecture
Jan 20, 2023
This client had been with us for four years and wanted to create a garden that was teeming with pollinators and had plenty of cutting flowers. With their existing modern, native grass-heavy landscape, they knew that our company—with its strong connection to building...
Project Spotlight: Starting with a Blank Slate
Jan 15, 2023
As any writer or artist knows, when you start with a blank page or a clean canvas, anything is possible. That’s also what happens with a landscape design that starts from scratch. The owners of this home in West Nashville had ideas for what they wanted, and...
Project Spotlight: Get the most out of your yard’s space
Jan 5, 2023
One of the biggest challenges for homeowners can be figuring out how to get the most out of their yard to maximize its potential for fun and entertaining. They might have a dream design, but they aren’t sure how to incorporate it into their property’s exterior....
Project Spotlight: Taming That ‘Extreme’ Backyard Slope
Aug 16, 2022
-- Sometimes in landscape design, big problems call for big solutions This was the case for a home in West Nashville that had a “really extreme backyard slope” of a hillside that leveled out almost at the back door. We talked with Gardens of Babylon landscape designer...
Project Spotlight: Small Footprint, Big Impact
Jul 19, 2022
------------------------------------------------- Sometimes a homeowner gives a landscape designer a small canvas and directs them to fill it to its best potential. Other times, the homeowner/gardener has a specific request – an idea, a look, a few must-have features...
Project Spotlight: Pool + Privacy in a Backyard Oasis
May 16, 2022
Landscaping around a home on a small lot with close-by neighbors can be a challenge. With special features on the wish list, there is an extra layer of coordination, and that was the case with this home in the WestHaven community in Franklin. We talked with Gardens...
Project Spotlight: Embellishing the ‘Bones’
Apr 25, 2022
When a landscape has good “bones” -- the word designers sometimes use to describe the design of the hardscape and established trees and shrubs – the homeowner can enjoy the scenery with its variety of perennial and annual embellishments as it evolves and changes...
Project Spotlight: Turning a Problem into a Feature
Apr 15, 2022
With an acre or more of land, there was plenty of space in the backyard of this Williamson County home, and the homeowners had hoped to be able to entertain family and friends there. The problem was, most of the backyard was inaccessible. We talked with Gardens...
Project Spotlight: Challenges + Solutions = Best Landscape Design
Mar 24, 2022
It’s not unusual for a landscape update to begin with a list of challenges to work around. That was the case in creating a landscape plan for this home in Nashville’s 12 South neighborhood. We asked Gardens of Babylon’s Matt Kerske to give details on the...