Category: Garden

Tony’s Favorite Hydrangea

Tony discusses his favorite hydrangea on Saturday’s All Around the Yard radio show on 97.1FM. Tony’s favorite hydrangea is the Invincible Ruby hydrangea  “It is one of my favorite summer bloomers that will handle some sun. It likes morning sun, but some afternoon shade and performs well in the St. Louis landscape.

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Benefits of Planting in the Fall in St. Louis

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.

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7 Plants for a Tropical Feel in St. Louis

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.

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Spotlight on the Fringe Tree

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.”

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Frisella’s Deal of the Week!

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!

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GARDENS OF THE WORLD: Lurie Garden

Designed by Landscape architect Gustafson Guthrie Nichol and perennial garden designer Piet Oudolf, the garden is meant to resemble Chicago’s past and present. There are many reasons why people travel from all over the world to visit Chicago’s Lurie Garden. If you haven’t been, here are just a few reasons you should put it on your list.

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GARDENS OF THE WORLD: Missouri Botanical Garden

It’s possible that even with 45,000 members, many Saint Louis residents are unaware that one of the world’s greatest, and surely one of America’s top botanical gardens sits right in the middle of their city. Located in the Shaw neighborhood of Saint Louis, Missouri, the 79 acre Missouri Botanical Garden (MOBOT) mends history with the future of horticulture.

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