Creative Compost Bin

compost bin

Our Maintenance Supervisor, Rachelle Smith, got creative when one of our customers asked us to build a place for compost in his yard!  He had  some trees cut down on his property, so she and her team used them to build a structure that can house organic debris that will break down over time into …

Green Inside and Out

Green Inside and Out

This article was printed as a special “Green Scene” section in the Ladue News on March 28, 2014.  Reproduced with permission.  Written by Julia Christensen. Thumbs aren’t the only green things you’ll find at Quiet Village Landscaping.  From reusing office supplies to recycling plant debris, the company is focused on eco-friendly practices both inside its …

It’s Not Too Early to Plant

It's Not Too Early to Plant

Spring has sprung in St. Louis!  The weather is still unpredictable, but there are plenty of varieties of decorative and edible plants that can get established despite cold snaps.  So go ahead and get started on your flower or vegetable garden.  Even if it’s too early for your desired plant, you can get ready by …

Time Lapse Video: Labyrinth Installation

Time Lapse Video: Labyrinth Installation

Due to the outrageous popularity of our time lapse video of the paver patio install, we bring you more Quiet Village Landscapers working extraordinarily fast to upbeat music! A labyrinth is a maze-like pattern using various hardscape and softscape elements. Walking a labyrinth can be a calming and meditative process, relaxing and enriching the mind. …

Why Is Soil Testing So Important?

soil-testing, important part of landscape maintenance

Have you had trouble maintaining your plants in past years but you never knew why?  Your soil may be the culprit.  Before you plan out your garden this year, it’s critical for you to find out the condition of your soil. Normal soil often lacks one or more essential nutrients such as phosphorus, potassium, calcium, …

Paintball Tournament

teammates at Quiet Village Landscaping paintball tournament

  Quiet Village Paintball Tournament 2014!  Check out our Facebook album for more photos of our epic battle. P.S. I’m pretty sure that yellow team won… 🙂 P.P.S. Yes, the previous line is a great example of a misuse of power.  Here’s hoping Dennis doesn’t see that part.

Time Lapse Video: Permeable Paver Patio Installation

permeable paver installation video, patio landscaping

Watch our expert team install a patio via this time lapse video. Our professional installation is highly customizable so that you get exactly the look and style that suits you best. Here, we demonstrate two different patterns of paver alignment: diagonal and horizontal. Permeable paver patios are environmentally friendly. Rainwater can trickle through the pavers …