" I strive to get people outdoors in nature and educate them about their natural and cultural surroundings. By doing so people will learn to value and protect their environment."

Carol Ashworth

Carol Ashworth, owner of Ashworth Environmental Design, is a licensed landscape architect and longtime resident of Nashville. Carol's unique cross-training in landscape architecture and fine arts/graphic design gives her projects artistic resonance that is grounded in practical application. Her work is distinguished by its integration with and interpretation of each site's natural and cultural history. This makes Ashworth Environmental Design especially suited for projects creating public features and spaces.

Carol's training and interests have led to specialize design in park, greenway, restoration and Low Impact Stormwater design.

A practicing landscape architect since 1994, Carol also has over 30 years experience as a graphic designer.

Carol's personal attention to each project has earned her firm a reputation as one that executes projects on time and within budget. She combines teams of design experts from other disciplines to provide design and construction services specific to your project.


We appreciate our client and associate relationships and look forward to working together to better our communities and environment. 



Green Industry Award TN Urban Forestry Council, 2017

Honor Award Middle TN Chapter American Institute of Architects, Fort Nashbrough 2017

Excellence Award ASLA TN Chapter, Rain Gardens for Nashville Manual and Website 2011

Honor Award ASLA TN Chapter, Managing Nashville’s Urban Forest 2009

Signage and Wayfinding Design by Chris Calori 2007 Wiley & Sons- (Fort Negley work shown)

Merit Award ASLA TN Chapter, Fort Negley Historic Park 2006

Merit Award ASLA TN Chapter, Discovery Center & Murfree Spring Wetland 2005