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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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Quiet Village Landscaping Joins Grow Native!

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.

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Fall Vegetable Gardens – What to Plant Now

Although it might seem like the season for installing and planting vegetable gardens is coming to a close, you may be surprised to learn that most of the delicious produce you enjoy from a spring garden can again be planted in the fall vegetable garden

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Natural Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Away

We know the feeling – you’re about to enjoy your beautiful outdoor space you work hard to maintain and beautify, only to find your family and friends surrounded by a bunch of annoying mosquitoes! This summer, you can use some of these easy and natural ways to keep mosquitoes from ruining both your outdoor parties and relaxation.

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Best Landscaping Ideas in St. Louis for July

Summer arrived in St. Louis with thunder, lightning and steady rainfall! The kick-off to July has been damp so far, bringing with it sewer overflow, yard flooding, and in some cases, need for rain mitigation.

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Apply for a Rainscaping Grant, for $3,000 Towards Your Project!

Quiet Village Landscaping has been involved with MSD’s Project Clear Rainscaping Small Grants Program over the past several years, and now we’re helping home and business owners apply for the 2016-17 round of grants available!

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What to Plant in Your Butterfly Garden

Oftentimes, our clients ask us what plants work best to attract beautiful butterflies to their yard. For over ten years we’ve been working with homeowners and property managers to create an outdoor oasis

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The Best Native Plants and Pollinators for 2016

Native plants and pollinators make great additions to any landscape. 

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Awesome – and All Natural! – Garden Soil Additives

Everyone on our team knows about using eco-friendly alternatives for landscape maintenance and home gardening. Whenever possible, it’s always a great idea to switch to environmentally healthy options for maintaining your outdoor space.

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