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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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Quiet Village Landscaping Wins “Best of Houzz” for 2018!

We’re proud to share that we’ve been awarded the Best of Houzz 2018 Service Award! This is the third year we’ve received this badge award on Houzz (we received it both in 2017 and 2015) and we’re happy that not only people are finding us on the platform, but they are using our photos, ideabooks and activity to make their dream landscaping projects come to life. 

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2018 Outdoor Living Trends

With just a few more weeks of winter left, we’re looking forward to the newest outdoor living trends for 2018. Our team is thrilled that people are embracing the new-ish idea of outdoor ‘rooms’ now more than ever before!

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Festive Outdoor Décor Ideas for the Holidays

Nothing gets you into the holiday spirit more than festive and fun outdoor décor. Thanksgiving and Christmas are two of the most extravagant holidays for seasonal décor, and there are so many options available to get you into the cheerful spirit of the holiday season. Looking for ideas? Try some of our most eye-catching ideas to cheer up the rest of your year.

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Winter Mulching to Protect Plants

Add fresh mulch this winter for happy plants!

Every winter St. Louis experiences freezing temperatures, which can damage plants.

So, while most of us only think of mulching our yard and plant beds in the spring and summer to keep unwanted weeds at bay and to retain moisture, there are useful reasons to perform winter mulching too.

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Complete List of St. Louis Leaf Clean-up Schedules for 2017

Happy Fall, Ya’ll!

It’s that time of year again, when the St. Louis landscape transforms from lush green to vibrant shades of camel, sandstone, and rust. Around this time of the year is when our landscaping clients begin calling us, to get their City’s specific leaf or lawn debris collection schedule. 

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How to Make Your Backyard More Dog-Friendly

Summer in St. Louis is in full swing, and many pet owners are getting a glimpse of some of the problems that can be caused by our four-legged friends being active in the backyard – digging, jumping, running (in the same spots!), and yes, even pooping can take their toll on yard areas with grass

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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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Style Tips For Your Outdoor Living Space

For most homeowners, the backyard isn’t the main focus for their home design plans. However, this can become an advantage when it comes to outdoor living spaces. By the time many of us consider the backyard, we’ve already developed a strong sense of own unique décor personality.

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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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