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.
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.
Backyard ponds or in-ground water gardens are a great way to add interest to your landscape and help support local wildlife. Garden ponds can also be benificial for growing specific types of plants, flowers, and even creating habitats for fish or amphibians.
It can be easy to forget that our landscape plants need to be fed (just like our lawns!). Finish off your landscaping maintenance plan for 2017 strong, by giving your trees and shrubs what they need to continue to grow and thrive in St. Louis – a deep root feeding, best performed in fall!
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.
In July, the Quiet Village Landscaping team joined the Landscape & Nursery Association of Greater St. Louis on a behind-the-scenes landscaping and grounds tour of Busch Stadium in Downtown St. Louis.
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.
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.
4th of July BBQ’s and backyard parties are just around the corner in St. Louis and so far this year, we’ve been busy creating the outdoor paradise that our clients have been dreaming of.
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.