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over winter plants in st louis

How to Take Care of Outdoor Plants in Winter

In winter, we never know what to expect. We may have snow, we may have unusually warm conditions. We may have heavy precipitation or not enough (like the late winter drought we got last year in St. Louis!). To take good care of plants this winter, it will help to know a few gardening basics to protect and get your plants through harsh, cold temperatures. 

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environmentally friendly deicer

Eco-Friendly De-Icer for Winter

This winter, we’re offering an eco-friendly alternative to most de-icer products available on the market today, with free delivery! 

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How to Get Rid of Invasive Honeysuckle

Here’s how to get rid of invasive honeysuckle!

Most avid gardeners in the St. Louis area know that Bush Honeysuckle (Lonicera Maackii), is a problematic invasive species. With increased awareness about this problematic pest plant, we’re sharing some of the best ways any property owner can work to get rid of Bush Honeysuckle. 

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deer creek watershed alliance rainscaping cost-share program

Rainscaping Cost-Share Program : What You Need to Know

Each year, the Deer Creek Watershed Alliance welcomes eligible St. Louis-area property owners to apply to receive a rebate of 75% of documented and approved costs (up to a maximum of $4,500) for a rainscaping project design, implementation, and/or maintenance costs for rainscaping!

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Award Winning Landscaping Environmental Award

Quiet Village Landscaping Wins National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Environmental Stewardship Award!

Quiet Village Landscaping is proud to announce it has been awarded an Environmental Stewardship Award by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.

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Missouri Botanical Garden Landscape

Attend the Green Living Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden!

This summer, make time to help your family live green while enjoying a hands-on festival at our beautiful Missouri Botanical Garden!

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naturescaping with native plants in st louis

Naturescaping: How to Use Native Plants Artfully

Have you ever driven by a home that has clearly embraced native plants with a prairie growing right up to the curb? What was your first thought? As a horticulturist and lover of naturescaping, I am thrilled at the biodiversity and food sources I see. However, as a designer I cringe.

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Planting Pollinator Host Plants

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?

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Useful Gardening Hacks for Your St. Louis Property

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.

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Help Bring Back Pollinator Populations

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.

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