7 Native Perennials to Add to Your Garden
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by Kristine Duvall
2M ago
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! Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) This striking wildflower is a favorite among pollinators and gardeners alike. Wit ..read more
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Nourishing Your Tennessee Lawn
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by Kristine Duvall
2M ago
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. Maintaining a lush and vibrant lawn in Tennessee requires more than just regular mowing and watering. To truly achieve that enviable green carpet, it’s essential to understand the key nutrients your lawn needs to thrive. From nitrogen to potassium, each nutrient plays a vital role in promoting healthy growth and resilience against the ..read more
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Porch Color: Plants, Pots, and Process
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by Kristine Duvall
2M ago
  Spring is all around us, from the blooming redbuds and chocolate chip ajuga (my personal favorite) alongside the cheerful melodies of nesting birds. Let’s bid farewell to winter’s starkness 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 of crafting it. Let’s explore the essentials to help you create a botanical wonder, that elevates your outdoor space and inspires your neighbors! Plants: Blooms with Color To create a captivating container garden that flourishes in th ..read more
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Top 5 Contenders for Brown Thumbs
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by Aaron Martin
2M ago
——————— 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 brownest of thumbs can keep thriving. These five contenders add life and beauty to your home without demanding too much of your time and attention. #1 –  Golden Pothos (Epipremnum aureum) This plant is stunning and can come in either variegated or non-variegated varieties. Native to French Polynesia, the Golden Pothos, responds to a wide va ..read more
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The ZZ Plant
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by Aaron Martin
2M ago
3.6.1_3.6.1 3.4.1_3.4.1 4.2.1_4.2.1 4.4.1_4.4.1 The ZZ Plant Buy Now! The ZZ plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) is a popular indoor plant known for its attractive glossy leaves and low-maintenance care requirements. Surprising Fact: ZZ plant is called Eternity plant because it’s believed that it can live forever. Benefits and Highlights The ZZ plant has thick, waxy, dark green leaves that grow in a spiraling pattern along its stems. The ZZ plant can also reach heights of up to 3 feet tall. ZZ plants are known for their resilience and can tolerate low light conditions, infreque ..read more
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The Aloe Vera Plant
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by Aaron Martin
2M ago
A021_C005_0518BX_S000.0000161 A021_C030_0518LK.0001320 A021_C020_0518OF.0000394 A021_C018_0518FT.0000098 The Aloe Vera Plant Buy Now! Picture this: a plant that’s as stunning as it is practical, with leaves that shimmer like gemstones in the sunlight. That’s the aloe vera, a botanical beauty that’s a must-have for any home. Its thick, fleshy leaves are filled with a gel that’s like nature’s own moisturizer, perfect for soothing sun-kissed skin or adding a touch of green to your decor. Easy to care for and oh-so-charming, the aloe vera is a true plant-lover’s dream. Benefits an ..read more
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The Dracaena Magenta
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by Aaron Martin
2M ago
8.1.1_8.1.1 4.2.1_4.2.1 6.3.1_6.3.1 5.3.1_5.3.1 (1) The Dracaena Magenta Buy Now! Dracaena Magenta, also known as Dracaena marginata ‘Magenta’, is a tropical plant prized for its slender stems and glossy, magenta-edged leaves. This eye-catching foliage adds vibrant color and exotic charm to indoor spaces, thriving in various light conditions and requiring minimal maintenance. With its air-purifying properties, the Dracaena Magenta is not only aesthetically pleasing but also contributes to improved indoor air quality, making it a popular choice for home and office environments ..read more
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Sanseveria The Shark Fin Plant
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by Aaron Martin
2M ago
6.3.1_6.3.1 5.1.1_5.1.1 4.6.1_4.6.1 3.3.1_3.3.1 Sanseveria The Shark Fin Plant Buy Now! Sansevieria ‘The Shark Fin’ is a unique and striking variety of snake plant known for its tall, upright leaves that resemble shark fins, hence the name. This plant is a cultivar of Sansevieria cylindrica, also known as the cylindrical snake plant. The Shark Fin plant is relatively easy to care for, making it a popular choice for indoor plant enthusiasts. Benefits and Highlights Characterized by its tall, upright leaves that are stiff and pointed, resembling the shape of a shark’s fin. Th ..read more
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Optimize Your Outdoor Spaces with Added Warmth
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by Katelyn Latture Duvall
2M ago
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. Fire pits and outdoor fireplaces are some of the best additions to extend your enjoyment of outdoors spaces. Plus, they bring the comfort of your indoor living spaces outside, and add more visual interest to green spaces. Here are some design ideas to bring the coziness of a fire outside without compromising on style: Portable Fire Pits Let’s start with ideas for small spaces. Portable fire pits (also s ..read more
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by Devin Monaghan
3M ago
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