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Gardens of Babylon Project Portfolio

20 Years of Transforming Yards and Landscaping

Project Spotlight: A Big Yard In Need Of A Big Update

Project Spotlight: A Big Yard in Need of a Big Update

Occasionally, a homeowner with a big yard presents a landscape designer with an existing canvas and envisions its full potential through a revitalizing transformation. The property might boast a well-rooted landscape that needs to be updated! In this case, the...

Project Spotlight: Pool + Privacy In A Backyard Oasis

Project Spotlight: Pool + Privacy in a Backyard Oasis

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: Achieving The Vision 

Project Spotlight: Achieving the Vision 

  Sometimes a homeowner gives a landscape designer a blank 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 -- and calls on a designer to bring it to...

Project Spotlight: Your Dreams are Never too Big

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

Irrigation: The Secret to a Lush Landscape & Lawn

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

Project Spotlight: A Dreamy Shipping Container Pool

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

Project Spotlight: Great Architecture

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

Project Spotlight: Starting with a Blank Slate

  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

Project Spotlight: Get the most out of your yard’s space

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

Project Spotlight: Taming That ‘Extreme’ Backyard Slope

-- 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

Project Spotlight: Small Footprint, Big Impact

------------------------------------------------- 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: Embellishing The ‘Bones’

Project Spotlight: Embellishing the ‘Bones’

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...