If you enjoy learning about Monarchs, there is no better learning experience than watching their metamorphosis first-hand. Bobbie Tracy, one of Frisella Nursery’s own landscape designers, has made raising and observing Monarchs a hobby and is happy to show you the way.
Author: McKenzie Stroot
While it may seem obvious that spring is the time to plant trees and shrubs in St. Louis, Autumn is also a wonderful time to plant. Roots appreciate a cooler soil, so when the weather cools off and rainfall becomes more steady, plants can become better established before the winter frost.
Fall planting season is almost upon us, and if you find yourself envious of the orange and red hues that make your home feel as cozy on the outside as the pumpkin spice candle burning inside, our landscape designers have some ideas for you.
While winter is tough on many of our plants, summer brings another set of problems such as insects, diseases, and of course all that heat! We have created this handy survival guide to keep your plants thriving well into fall.
St. Louis has some of the hottest summers around, and lucky for us this year, summer weather came early! With temperatures in the 90s in May, we can be sure we have a few more hot months ahead of us. Our landscape and garden center teams cannot stress the importance of proper watering enough when talking with customers.
June is National Rose Month so we’re celebrating with a few interesting facts about roses that will have you falling in love with them all over again.
Many of our customers are trying to create a tropical oasis they can escape to all summer long. We have gathered a few of our go-to plants and trees that emit a tropical feel without the need for a suitcase and plane ticket.
When we see a tree that is absolutely gorgeous and extremely hardy but generally unknown, we like to give it the attention it deserves. Southern Living’s The Grumpy Gardener refers to it as “The best native tree nobody grows,” and the Missouri Botanical Garden names it a “Plant of Merit, selected for its outstanding quality and dependable performance for the lower Midwest.”
Each Tuesday we send our customers a top secret, Deal of the Week email that is so good it can only be redeemed on Wednesday. Join our email list and never miss a deal!
While the weather may not show it yet, spring has sprung and many of our customers are looking for a tree or shrub that will remind them spring is here each year. Frisella Nursery’s landscape designers all have their favorite trees and shrubs for spring interest, so we asked them to share theirs. Take a look at their favorite plants for spring in the St. Louis landscape