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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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organic gardens

Organic Edible Gardens – Make Your New Year’s Health Resolution Last!

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!

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low light indoor plants

The Best Indoor Plants for Low Light

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.

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best autumn lawn care

Fall Secrets For A Beautiful Lawn Next Spring

Taking good care of your lawn in autumn means more than just raking the leaves, and it’s not quite time to cut back your lawn mowing schedule. Before your lawn “goes to sleep” for the season, we have some useful lawn care tasks to help your lawn come back full and green next spring.

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Get Your Yard Ready For Fall!

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!

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Spotting Monarch Butterflies in St. Louis!

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!

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