Category «Planting»

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

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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 …

Flourishing Garden

Flourishing Garden

We recently checked on one of our customers to see how their plant installation has filled out over this past year.  Look what we found! Permeable Paver Patio, Rain Garden and Plant Installation October 2013 September 2014 Watch us install the patio by heading over to our “Watch Us Work” page at http://www.quietvillagelandscaping.com/portfolio/watch-us-work/ Find out more about the benefits …

Milkweed for Monarchs

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Monarch butterfly populations are rapidly declining due to drought conditions, increased insecticide and herbicide use, overwhelming habitat loss, and the steep decrease in milkweed plants.  Monarch butterflies are beautiful and important participants in pollinating plants in our ecosystem. However, their population has declined 90 percent over the last twenty years. Female monarchs rely on milkweed …