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Tips for Gardening With Dogs

We love our pets, especially dogs! And, as a landscaping company we also love our gardens and outdoor living spaces. However, sometimes the two don’t seem to mix quite perfectly. One common complaint we hear from our lawn maintenance customers is that dogs destroy flower beds, tear up lawns and aren’t the gentlest with new plants. 

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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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Quiet Village Landscaping Chosen as Finalist for ADA Awards

At Home Magazine / St. Louis Magazine presented the awards and finalists for this year’s Architect & Designer Awards (ADA), a local design competition with over 300 applicants. We attended the awards reception at Windows on Washington last month and are proud to share that we were a finalist in the competing category “Residential Landscape Design” for our landscape design project in Ladue, Missouri.

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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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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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