Category «Eco-Friendly»

Adopt-A-Highway Missouri – See a Beautification Project in Olivette Unfold

Since the 80’s, people have been volunteering all across our beautiful state in order to help keep it that way. Quiet Village decided to join the effort in 2020, in an idea inspired by our commitment to sustainability and participation in the St. Louis Green Business Challenge. Our team of landscape designers, horticulturalists and eco-champions …

Stunning Native Plant Combinations for Any St. Louis Garden

Stunning Native Perennial Plant Combinations – St. Louis Edition As landscapers, we’re committed to revitalizing outdoor living spaces, and that includes incorporating plants that belong in our backyards. Native plants are perfect for any St. Louis yard for many reasons, and most people are into the low maintenance needed to keep gorgeous native plants looking great.  …

The 5 Things Every Backyard Makeover Needs

Backyard Makeover Ideas Before & after backyard makeover inspiration is easy to find online. What isn’t so easy to discover are real solutions to solving the problem of a boring, uninspired backyard. The best backyard makeovers clear out overgrown areas, make room for more usable space and are designed to require less maintenance while boosting visual …

St. Louis Green Business Challenge : See How We Did It

St. Louis Green Business Challenge - volunteer day Quiet Village Landscaping

The St. Louis Green Business Challenge is a sustainability-focused program organized by Missouri Botanical Garden that Quiet Village has participated in for several years now. The program has seen over 250 local businesses like us take on the challenge, progressing from Challenge Apprentice up to Leader and Champion. It’s a perfect fit for our green-thumbed …

Landscaping Hacks for any Missouri Gardener

backyard makeover with stepping stones

Amid the pandemic, more and more people are turning to their own yards for entertainment and leisure. Even avid gardeners can brush up their skills with our easy landscaping hacks any Missouri gardener should know. Here, we are focusing on low-maintenance gardening ideas that also incorporate the best environmental practices used in landscaping today.  Ready …

Taking on the Green Business Challenge in 2020

The Green Business Challenge is one of the unique partnerships we participate in, to make sure we continue to progress on sustainability and environmental improvements we can make, as one of the only sustainability-focused landscaping company in St. Louis. The EarthWays Center encourages businesses to go greener by participating in the yearly challenge, and we …

Mid-Century Modern Techo-Bloc Permeable Paver Patio – Landscape Design/Build in Olivette, MO

The cool thing about landscape design/build is that every project is unique, because every home or building is unique. See how we transformed an outdated brick patio into a dreamy Mid-Century Modern Techo-Bloc Permeable Paver Patio alongside a new pathway leading from the driveway to the backyard pool. The outdoor living update brought sustainability and …