Easy ways to create your personalized garden

(BPT) – All around the country, first-time gardeners and seasoned pros are jumping into the growing season. No matter where you live, whether it’s in an apartment in the heart of the city or a house with a spacious backyard, vegetable and herb gardening is a fun, relaxing hobby that is easy to enjoy. What makes vegetable and herb gardening such a popular pastime is that each person can make their own space to fit their needs. Whether you’re into growing the most unique plants, a foodie looking for exciting new veggies, or just want more green in your life, …

Fill Your Home with Fresh Cut Flowers

To fill your home with fresh flowers this year, plant a cutting garden. The National Garden Bureau reports that part of the fun and excitement of gardening is enjoying the beauty of the flowers. Plan this year to design your own cutting garden for one of a kind bouquets directly from your garden. Planning Your Cutting Flower Bed When planning, remember this is a cutting garden. How many times have you admired a flower in your garden but didn’t cut it and bring it inside because you didn’t want to spoil the look of your garden outside? That’s why the …

Simple strategies to stay on trend in your garden

Life is just better with the perfect accessories, isn’t it? A modern space looks amazing with a bright rug and your favorite piece of art. At work, strategically placed plants and family photos breathe life into any cubicle. Accessories enhance your home and add personality. But what about your outdoor living space? A beautiful garden is easy to create and can fit into any size footprint. Gardening with a variety of textures and colors brings an instant wow factor. Best of all, you don’t have to commit to a single trend. You can change trends with the seasons, adding bold, …

Reader’s Favorites Awards 2018

Readers Favorites Awards 2018 Readers of Greater Nashville House & Home & Garden™ have cast their votes for their 2018 favorites—their favorite designers, builders, landscapers, and “little known” stores, just to name a few. If you’re looking for a service provider and aren’t sure who to choose, try one of our winners—they’ve received the stamp of approval from readers of the Nashville House & Home & Garden™. Air Conditioning Service 1st Place – Roscoe Brown, Inc. 2nd Place – Lee Company 3rd Place – Derryberry’s Heat & Air Antique Store 1st Place – Gaslamp Antiques 2nd Place – Rare Bird …

January/February 2018

This kitchen featuring Cambria’s Ella includes an open pantry in a separate space behind the stove and hood. It features open shelves, glass-fronted cabinets, and small appliances to make the homeowner’s life convenient while keeping many kitchen items and food prep out of sight

August Is National Curb Appeal Month

August Is National Curb Appeal Month Fypon launched the first annual “National Curb Appeal Month” in August, 2014, to create a month-long period dedicated to helping homeowners focus on ways to add value and design appeal to their home’s exterior. Among home improvements that can affect curb appeal are roofs, garage doors, residential doors, lighting, easy-care options such as Fypon and similar decorative trim, and manufactured stone,

Roses in the Garden

Each year the  National Garden Bureau selects one annual, one perennial, one bulb crop, and one edible for the honor of being selected a “Year of the” crop. Plants are chosen because they are popular, easy-to-grow, widely adaptable, genetically diverse, and versatile. The organization has declared 2017 the Year of the Rose in recognition of its importance. Part of the Rosaceae family (important for the food supply—think apples, strawberries, etc.)—there are more than 150 species of roses but only a few are used in today’s gardens.

antiques & garden show 2017

antiques & garden show Carrying the theme Cutivated Style, the Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville returns to the Music City Center February 3-5. American interior designer, author, and television personality Nate Berkus will headline the keynote program at the 27th annual event Each year, the Antiques and Garden Show presents more than 150 fine antiques and horticultural dealers, making it the largest show of its kind in the country. Proceeds from the show will benefit Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art and the charities of the Economic Club of Nashville (ECON).

Shopping in East Nashville

Once the city’s most sought-after neighborhood due to its convenient location east of Nashville’s downtown area, East Nashville today is a growing, thriving, eclectic, historic, and hip neighborhood and is again one of the city’s most desirable areas. That popularity and the area’s laid-back personality have to lead to the growth of its shops and stores dedicated to home decor. Galena Garlic Company offers a world of tantalizing flavor with its easy-to-use, gourmet products designed to redefine the art of cooking. Products include chef blends, spices, seasonings, rubs, and sea salts, as well as a large selection of 100 percent …