Category «Outdoor Living»

20% Off Winter Landscaping Projects – St. Louis, Chesterfield, and St. Charles residents!

We’re giving a 𝙨𝙬𝙚𝙚𝙩 𝙬𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙧 𝙙𝙞𝙨𝙘𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙩 for new projects!  Get 20% off all hardscaping / construction projects as well as winter gardening maintenance visits. Discount includes outdoor lighting, new hardscapes, replacements, and rebuilds using existing stones or bricks. Grading and demolition are ideal winter projects so that we get the dirty stuff out of the …

Winter Gardening – problem spotting and things you should do in your garden this winter

Winter conditions offer many challenges to our gardens every year. Has your yard suffered from winter damage? Learn what to look out for, and what steps you can take to keep your garden looking its best, even in the harshest of winter conditions.  Winter Gardening – Problem Spotting  In St. Louis we experience snow, ice, …

Unilock Awards of Excellence, Landscape Designers Showcase Work

Unilock makes hardscaping elements we feature frequently in landscaping projects that require stone, pavers, pool decking or a retaining wall. Each year Unilock hosts the Awards of Excellence, bringing together top landscapers and contractors from across the country to recognize trend-setting landscaping transformations created by landscape designers. Quiet Village was nominated for best use of …

Build-A-Bear Sculpture & Outdoor Plaza Design/Build at Union Station

Not everyone knows that the Build-A-Bear headquarter office is in St. Louis, right at Union Station. To mark their 25th business anniversary, Build-A-Bear wanted to create something unique to enhance the visitor experience outside of their flagship Build-A-Bear studio and home offices to celebrate the milestone. Working with a team of architects and contractors in …

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 …

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 …