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St. Louis Eco-friendly Rain Barrel

Think Green This Spring

Think Green St. Louis Landscaping

At Quiet Village Landscaping, we are passionate about thinking green. Even small changes in your yard or business property can make a big difference for your local ecosystem. If you want to make a positive impact this spring, here are some big and small projects that can help your yard be more sustainable and environmentally friendly:



St. Louis Rain Garden

Rain Garden in St. Louis

Rain Gardens

Rain gardens are attractive and functional additions to every landscape.  Designed to absorb rainwater so that runoff is reduced, rain gardens are green solutions to lawn drainage problem areas.  We incorporate low-maintenance native plants that benefit birds, butterflies, and other local wildlife.



St. Louis Eco-friendly Rain Barrel

Rain Barrel

Rain Barrels

Reduce, reuse, recycle your rainwater.  No need to send more runoff downstream.  Conserve water to use for your landscape via rain barrels that attach to your gutters.



St. Louis Permeable Paver Driveway

Permeable Paver Driveway

Permeable Pavers

Install a permeable paver driveway, patio or pathway to allow water to seep through into the ground.  Not only does this reduce runoff–it increases the groundwater for your landscape, positively impacting nearby plants and trees.  Additional groundwater can be a valuable asset for your lawn during our hot and unpredictable St. Louis summers when we often receive little precipitation.



St. Louis Landscape Tree Planting

Plant Native Trees

Woodland Restorations

Trees provide habitation and food critical for your local ecosystem.  Restore native species of trees on your property to restore woodlands.  Talk to us about what you want to accomplish.  Do you want to attract more birds to your landscape?  Do you need more shade trees?  Are you interested in installing fruit trees or flowering trees?  There are so many possibilities.

Want a free initial design consultation?  Reach out to us at 314-657-7050 or

Planting Trees and Shrubs, St. Louis planting

Fall Tree and Shrub Planting: DOs and DON’Ts

Planting Trees and Shrubs When summer’s plant-stressing heat is over and cooler weather sets in, it’s a great time to install trees and shrubs so that they can get established at least 6-8 weeks before winter’s icy chill.  Here are a few dos and don’ts to help your new plants get started successfully.

1. Location

One of the most important concerns about planting your trees and shrubs is the location.  Understand the plant’s mature size as well as its water and sun needs.  Don’t install a plant too close to existing plants or structures or where spreading roots might interfere with your sewer system.

2. Fertilization and Pruning

When planting trees and shrubs in the fall, do not fertilize the soil or prune the plant.  Both of these actions encourage new growth rather than allow the plant to focus on establishing its root system.  You can add a rooting hormone if you so choose.

3. Mulching

Adding mulch around the planting hole helps to insulate the tree and adds nutrients to the soil as it breaks down.  However, do not create a volcano mound around the trunk or stems because that prevents oxygen from circulating properly around the plants’ base.

4. Watering

Take special note of how to properly water your tree or shrub.  Overwatering can be just as fatal as underwatering.

Quiet Village Landscaping would be happy to answer your questions about fall planting.  Get in touch with us as soon as possible if you would like for us to install trees or shrubs on your property this fall.

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