This spring, take the next step to protect our beneficial pollinators by planting host plants! Many sustainability-minded folks already know how important Milkweed is to Monarchs. But why is it so important?
Gardening doesn’t have to be complicated. This spring, embrace your inner green thumb by introducing a few simple gardening hacks that are easy to learn and remember throughout the growing season.
Recently, we’ve seen an increase in attention focused on the plight of pollinators, in particular the honeybee. Honeybees are extremely important agricultural pollinators, while other native bees are also seeing population declines. The Rusty Patched Bumblebee is native to the Upper Midwest and was just added to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services endangered list. Many people have been asking us what they can do to help support local St. Louis-area bee, butterfly, and other pollinator populations.
Many of us have put our health at the top of our New Year’s resolution list. We want to be active and eat healthier. A great way to work toward both of these resolutions is by having Quiet Village Landscaping design, install, and maintain an edible garden to keep your healthier resolution going strong through this spring and beyond!
Some of the most colorful and easy-care indoor plants thrive in low-light conditions. Use them to add color and life to every room in your home! Check out our top picks for darker rooms and stuffy offices.
Summer ’16 in St. Louis is coming to an end, and it’s time to start preparing your plants for the cooler temperatures that are on the way. While fall isn’t exactly the most exciting time of year for gardeners, there are still exciting things to be done in your own home garden!
Iconic and easily recognizable – Monarch butterflies have one of the world’s most spectacular mass migrations – spanning three or more generations and up to 2,800 miles!
Grow Native! is a native landscaping educational program of the Missouri Prairie Foundation.
Quiet Village Landscaping first learned about Grow Native! through our involvement with native planting and biodiversity events and programs throughout the Midwest, and this summer we were happy to become the latest professional member of this amazing organization.