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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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Rain, Rain – Go Away!

Summer arrived this year with thunder, lightning, and rain! Lots and lots of rain.

June 2015 was the second wettest month on record for St. Louis. With just over 13 inches of rain, that’s about 9 inches above normal.

As you can imagine or may have experienced, all this rain results in swollen rivers, sewer overflows, and flooded basements.

St. Louis Rain

Quiet Village is here to help. While we have no control over the weather, effective plantings, water features, catch basins, permeable pavements and other efforts can help mitigate the damage caused by saturated soils. Also known as Rainscaping, this approach manages fluctuating rainfall and reclaims stormwater naturally – by dealing with it as close as possible to where it falls.

Connect with one of our designers to turn your front yard into a rain garden, like the one pictured below. Filled with native plants and natural charm, this garden keeps water onsite, rather than dumping it onto the sidewalk and into the sewers.

Stormwater Rainscaping Garden

This design also included rain barrels, to catch and store roof water runoff which can later be used during times of drought. As a piece of the entire self-sustaining system, when these barrels reach maximum capacity, overflow moves to the front yard rain garden basin.

Rainbarrel rain garden basin system

Now, get ready for the next big storm and rainscape your yard!

 Please call our office at (314) 657-7050 or email info@quietvillagelandscaping.com to request a free initial design consultation.

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