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QVL Field Trip! Work & Play at Missouri Botanical Garden

On July 1st, Quiet Village Landscaping employees had an informative, fun – and very wet field trip to Missouri Botanical Garden and nearby Tower Grove Park. Our talented and knowledgeable landscape designer, Rebecca Eisele, led a tour through parts of the garden to point out proper installation, maintenance, and pruning techniques to ensure that our staff is well informed about best management practices.

An inspirational tour through the Japanese Garden focused on the precision of maintaining straight pruning lines and balanced design forms. By examining expertly trimmed Japanese Maples, Rebecca was able to show how pruning techniques can achieve an open, graceful look with selective pruning – carefully removing individual branches to keep the plant’s natural form. The group also observed various evergreens and learned how properly timed shearing allows new growth to come in and disguise cuts while also providing time for cuts to heal before the stress of winter.

The tour moved on to the Blanke Boxwood Garden to see the proper shaping of boxwood hedges with the base being wider than the top, allowing sunlight to reach the entire plant, resulting in a fuller shrub. At this point, the skies opened up and our tour came to an abrupt end. The concert scheduled for the evening, as part of the Whitaker Music Festival, was cancelled, so the team wrapped up and headed to a covered pavilion in Tower Grove Park to enjoy our picnic. We had a nice bonding moment, huddled under the pavilion, watching the intense lightning and storm encompassing us, while eating smoked pulled pork sandwiches and savory sides.

While the St. Louis wet weather put a damper on things (pun intended), we had such a positive reaction from our team, that we are making this an annual team-building event.

Check out the photos from our inspirational tour below!

Quiet Village Landscape Crew

The Quiet Village Team!

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Rebecca leads us through unique grass varieties.

Missouri Botanical Garden is such an inspiration to our team!

Missouri Botanical Garden is such an inspiration to our team!

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Our team capturing inspirational shots.

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Strolling around the Missouri Botanical Garden grounds.

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Dodging the heavy rain! It’s time to pack up, and head to Tower Grove Park.

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Enjoying our picnic under the beautiful historic pavilion in Tower Grove Park.

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The team keeps dry during one of the big St. Louis storms this summer.

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Honk If You Love Landscaping, St. Louis!

Honk if you see QVL’s sweet little 2015 Chevy Sonic!  Check it out, St. Louis–Rebecca, our landscape designer, has some brand new wheels.

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Sittin’ pretty

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Ready to ride

 

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Spring Clean-Up and Mulching

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St. Louis just got hit by another wave of snow, but believe it or not, spring is just around the corner! Whether your passion is outdoor cooking and entertaining, gardening, or just taking in the freshness and tranquility of your private paradise, spring has many pleasures to offer. Few things can compare with breathing in that cool, fresh air right after a spring shower or the excitement of spotting the first emerging crocuses.

Enjoy your landscape to the fullest by maintaining your lawn. Have us clear away the debris that Old Man Winter has left behind. We’ll mulch your beds and prune your trees and shrubs to promote new growth. Your lawn will be presentable and ready for entertaining in no time.

Now is the time to schedule your Spring Clean-Up.
Email: info@quietvillagelandscaping.com | Office Ph. 314-657-7050

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“Project Clear” Offers Small Grants for St. Louis RainScaping

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A rain garden and permeable paver patio that Quiet Village Landscaping installed in Maplewood.

Great news—the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District’s initiative “Project Clear” offers small grants to help improve water quality through rainscaping! As MSD announces on their website, they “will invest billions of dollars over a generation in planning, designing, and building community rainscaping projects, system improvements, and an ambitious program of maintenance and repair.”

Residents of participating St. Louis County municipalities can now apply for a rainscape rebate to establish a rain garden, amend the soil, or install permeable pavement, rain barrels, or even a green roof on their property. Find out if your property is included in the grant program focus area.

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Quiet Village Landscaping can design a rain garden that adds beauty to your landscape while improving your property value. A rain garden is a great solution for existing drainage problem areas in your yard that hold water for hours—or even days—after a downpour. If your lawn has sections where turf refuses to grow and always looks patchy and weak, a rain garden may be just what you need.

By creating a shallow depression planted with a variety of attractive native plants, rain water can be held and properly absorbed by the soil to replenish groundwater supplies. This prevents rainwater from streaming off of your property to pollute and flood neighboring creeks and waterways, and it also provides food and refuge for native wildlife like butterflies and birds.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, contact Quiet Village Landscaping immediately since several deadlines are rapidly approaching. MSD requires all landowners to attend one workshop in order for your application to be processed. Remaining workshop dates include February 26th, March 3rd and March 7th. Register now at https://msdsmallgrantsloorientation.eventbrite.com.

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Quiet Village Given “Excellence in Customer Service” Award

Excellence in Customer Service Award

Quiet Village Landscaping Co. has just won the coveted Star Award from The Pulse of the City News for “combining superior construction product & excellent customer focus!”  The Pulse’s independent research brought to light our outstanding rate of customer satisfaction and quality craftsmanship.  For more info, visit their website at https://www.pulseofthecitynews.com/company-details/34t2v224x2/Quiet-Village-Landscaping-Co.

Customer satisfaction is first-priority to us.  Please let us know how we can help you with your garden or construction project so that you can get the most out of your outdoor living space!

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Make Your Outdoors Awesome This Year

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Now is the perfect time to brainstorm.

What do you want your yard to be like this year?  What did you love about it last year?  What did you hate about it?  

Let your creativity blossom. Grab a pencil and paper and jot down some ideas. Feeling artistic? Sketch them out! Our team of innovative, professional landscape experts will help you translate your dream into a reality.

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Whether you’re imagining a relaxing water feature, a lush garden refuge, or the perfect patio for a barbecue with friends, we’ll create a custom design that captures your personal taste and lifestyle without sacrificing functionality. Do you have big dreams for a small yard? Are you looking to beautify some awkward space or fix a problem area? We do it all.

Designing a St. Louis Landscape

Give yourself the outdoor living space you’ll be thrilled to come home to. Call us at 314-657-7050 today to set up a free initial design consultation. At Quiet Village Landscaping, we’re here for you.

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Quiet Village Landscaping Receives Best of Houzz 2015 Service Award

Best of Houzz 2015 Service Award St. Louis MO Landscaping

QUIET VILLAGE LANDSCAPING CO. of ST. LOUIS, MO Receives
Best Of Houzz 2015 Award

 

ST. LOUIS, MO, January 19, 2015 – Quiet Village Landscaping Co. of St. Louis, MO has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. This thriving landscape business was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

The Best Of Houzz Customer Satisfaction award is determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2014. Winners receive a “Best Of Houzz 2015” badge on their profiles, helping Houzz users around the world who discover and love a professional’s work to learn even more about that business’ popularity and satisfaction rating among their peers in the Houzz community.

Dennis Evans, Owner, shared the news with his team with great excitement, encouraging them to keep up the good work.  “I think this is wonderful.  Our number one goal is to provide customer satisfaction,” Evans stated.

According to Liza Hausman, vice president of industry marketing for Houzz, “Houzz provides homeowners with a 360 degree view of home building, remodeling and design industry professionals, empowering them to engage the right people and products for their project.  We’re delighted to recognize Quiet Village Landscaping Co. among our “Best Of” professionals as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”

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About Quiet Village Landscaping Co.

Serving the St. Louis area for more than ten years, Quiet Village Landscaping Co. is a full-service landscaping and lawn care company. We provide gorgeous and sustainable landscape designs, professional construction, general lawn care, irrigation and outdoor lighting installation and maintenance, lawn problem-solving for drainage and other issues, and environmentally friendly service. Licensed and insured, we work with engineers and inspectors to ensure that projects are up to code, structurally sound, and built to last.  We service residential, commercial, and municipal sites.  From beginning to end, your long-term satisfaction is our top priority.  Contact us to find out more about our free maintenance quotes and free initial design consultations!

 

About Houzz

Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish – online or from a mobile device. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world. With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community powered by social tools, Houzz is the easiest way for people to find inspiration, get advice, buy products and hire the professionals they need to help turn their ideas into reality. Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, Houzz also has international offices in London, Berlin and Sydney. For more information, visit www.houzz.com.

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Let Us Decorate Your Home or Business for the Holidays!

At Quiet Village Landscaping, we believe the holidays should be fun, not frustrating. That’s why we provide a complete, hassle-free holiday decorating service, including decoration sourcing, set up, take down and storage. Come to us for everything from tree wraps to roof lines to lawn ornaments and decorations. We decorate homes and businesses for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Festivus, so you’re free to focus on the things that matter most.  Visit our brand-new website to learn more: LightUpSTL.com.

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Why Go to a Pro

Landscape Design Experts

Work with us to bring to life the landscape of your dreams.

Working with an expert landscape designer makes a huge difference.

 

It’s easy to go to your local home improvement store, find the materials to enhance your yard, and make a snap decision to get started on your next project.  However, planning out your project with an expert landscape designer can save you a lot of cost, energy, and headache.

 

Why Go to a Pro:

 

1.      As experienced specialists, we produce quality work.

  • Consider us your partners—we want to work with you to bring to life the St. Louis landscape of your dreams.  Along the way, we ensure that the design is green, functional, and sustainable.  We don’t just disappear when the initial work is finished.  You can come to us with questions or troubleshooting issues.  We provide warranties and we stand behind our work.
  • We carefully listen to what you want from your landscape—thus your design is one-of-a-kind.  And, because we offer a larger selection than local home improvement and garden stores, the materials chosen are specific to your taste.
  • We want your area to look stunning and healthy long-term.  That’s why Quiet Village takes the extra step to hand-pick choice plants from local nurseries.

 

2.      We help you avoid frustration and setbacks by planning ahead.

  • One of our experienced landscape designers will work alongside you to think through both appearance and practical functionality of your location.  How do you want to use the space?  Are you seeking a place of privacy and solitude, or are you looking to entertain guests?  How will traffic flow?
  • Together we can map out a workflow, determining where to start.  We can tackle the whole project at once, or break it up into phases.
  • We recommend plants and materials ideal for making your space beautiful and sustainable so you can enjoy it for years to come.  We let you know up front what kind of maintenance your plant selections will require so you know what’s involved in keeping your St. Louis space looking gorgeous year-round.

 

3.      We offer solutions that are friendly to the environment.

  • When our design pros create a landscape design and consider the installation process, being kind to the environment is an intricate part of how we think.  There are so many ways to be green.  Native plants require less fertilizer and pesticides, so that cuts down on the amount of manufactured chemicals in your lawn.  Rain gardens provide an alternative to drainage systems and prevent pollution from running downstream.  Green disposal, such as turning pruned tree branches to mulch, makes a difference in reducing landfills.
  • You can help the environment by choosing recycled materials for your project.  Or talk to us about repurposing any concrete, brick, or other materials that you already have on hand.  Follow the link to find out more about how Quiet Village incorporates sustainability and being green in our landscape design.

Call us today to find out more how we can make your ideal yard, landscape, or hardscape a reality.  We can’t wait to get started!

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