It’s Late Summer… Time to Renovate

time to renovate

“Beep-beep-beep, beeeep-beeeep-beeeep, beep-beep-beep.”  You might recognize Morse Code for SOS, but do you recognize your yard’s cry for help?  Perhaps you have noticed large areas of dying grass, or encroaching weeds and unwelcome varieties of grasses attempting to take your lawn by storm. If your lawn looks like a dejected patchwork quilt made of burlap …

Why Go to a Pro

Green Inside and Out

Working with an expert landscape designer makes a huge difference.   It’s easy to go to your local home improvement store, find the materials to enhance your yard, and make a snap decision to get started on your next project.  However, planning out your project with an expert landscape designer can save you a lot …

Tree Selection

Tree selection, expert landscape design st louis

Tree selection is one of the first and most important elements of planting a tree. It is crucial to not only select the best quality around the St. Louis area from a nursery or greenhouse, but to select what is best suited for the landscape. Observing the site characteristics decreases maintenance practices each year which …

Sustainability Demystified

The RainScape Rebates program recently introduced by the Deer Creek Watershed Alliance has brought the topic of sustainability in our own yards front and center.  But what does it mean to be sustainable and how can we accomplish sustainability in the tough conditions of St. Louis? Sustainability comes down to a balancing act – balancing the …