Category «Outdoor Living»

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.  …

Backflow Testing for St. Louis County – What’s Required for All Irrigation Systems

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If you have an irrigation system or plan on installing one soon, you’ll need a backflow test (also called a backflow inspection or sprinkler blowout) done with a licensed irrigation contractor annually to make sure your device is functioning properly. See what’s required for all irrigation systems in St. Louis County; whether the sprinklers are …

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

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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 …

Outdoor Lighting Design Tips – Expert Ideas to Brighten Any Outdoor Space

Outdoor Lighting Design Tips Daylight savings hits, and we all feel left in the dark during the coldest months. Lighting design focused on brightening outdoor spaces can have a major impact not only on the outside of our property, front entrance, and back yard spaces, it can also make your home feel bigger on the …

What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Landscape Designer

Want to revitalize your outdoor space with the help of a professional landscape designer?  Just like any home improvement project, you’ll get more value out of your investment with smart planning, research, and most importantly; being able to successfully communicate your goals. Pick up some tips from our landscape designers on everything they wish a …

NEW for 2021: Expanded Sprinkler & Irrigation System Care, including Smart WiFi Sprinklers

Our pandemic pivot?  Expanded sprinkler & irrigation system services that cover modern updates like Smart WiFi irrigation system controls. In our 20th year in business, we are excited to be expanding our landscaping offerings to now include all-inclusive irrigation system maintenance, repair & installation. Quiet Village now has a dedicated team and service routes to …