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How to Divide Perennial Plants Properly

Save money in your garden and keep your perennial plants healthy by learning how to divide them yourself properly. Follow our helpful guide to get this fun gardening job done right. 

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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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A Sneak Peek at Vibrant Autumn and Spring-Blooming Bulbs!

Besides keeping plants well-watered while temps are high, now is the perfect time to look ahead to fall and fall-planted bulbs! We’re now offering pre-order opportunities for popular Mums, Tulips, and Daffodils now, to get vibrant colors added to your landscape this autumn and next spring.

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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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Landscaping Secrets For Your Front-Yard

The front yard is one of the first things people catch of glimpse of when they come over or pass by your home. Make sure your landscaping makes a good first impression with our expert tips that utilize all aspects of your front yard’s space. 

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3 Things You Need to Know Now for Spring Gardening in St. Louis

Don’t wait until it’s too late; check out this list of things you need to know before you start your 2017 spring gardening season!

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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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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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Guest Blog: Cup Plant’s Overwintering Residents

Quiet Village Landscaping is happy to feature the following guest-written blog from Cori Westcott, who serves as Habitat Advisor for the St. Louis Audubon Society’s Bring Conservation Home Program. It’s our first in a series featuring Missouri specialist insects and their relationship with their host plants.

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