Surviving the Scorch: A Guide to Protecting Plants from the St. Louis Heatwave

St. Louis, Missouri, is no stranger to hot summer days, but a heat advisory for the next week brings an extra level of concern for both residents and the local flora. As temperatures soar, it’s essential to understand how the relentless heat can negatively impact plants in the area and take proactive steps to prevent heat stress. In this blog post, we will explore the potential effects of the heatwave on plants in St. Louis and offer practical solutions, drawing from the expertise of Frisella Nursery, to help your green space thrive even in the most extreme conditions.

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Tips to Cultivate a Productive Edible Garden

Do you want a landscape that’s beautiful, productive, and delicious? Edible landscaping is a great way to make the most of your outdoor space and always have healthy food on hand. Those healthier snacks – plus the time outdoors – will help you to feel better every day. Plus, you don’t have to be a gardening whiz to have a thriving garden. Whether you’re a long-time gardener or it’s your first time picking up a trowel, you can turn your lawn into a productive edible garden. Here’s how, courtesy of Frisella Nursery.

 

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June Gardening/Landscape To-Do’s in MO

June is a wonderful time to be outside enjoying your yard and landscape. In Missouri, the weather is warm, and the plants are growing rapidly. There are several things that you can do in your garden and landscape this month to keep it looking its best.

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Harness the Power of Composting: Boosting Your Missouri Garden with Nutrient-Rich Soil

Composting is a simple yet powerful practice that can transform your garden in Missouri. By recycling organic waste, you can create nutrient-rich compost that enriches the soil, improves plant health, and reduces the need for chemical fertilizers. In this article, we’ll explore the numerous benefits of composting and guide you through the steps to create your own compost.

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How to Test if Your Trees Need Water

In the midwest the weather can be unpredictable (to say the least). Sometimes it tornados in December. One day it might be 70 degrees, the next day could be 30 degrees. Sometimes it rains… a lot. Sometimes it doesn’t rain at all. During those not so lovely midwest dry spells you want to check your trees, shrubs and other plants to be sure they are properly hydrated. Here are some tips on how to properly check for hydration and how to tell is your trees and plants are being under/over watered!

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5 Trees to Plant for Spring Color in Your Missouri Landscape

Spring is a beautiful time of year in Missouri, with new growth and vibrant colors appearing all around us. If you’re looking to add some spring color to your landscape, planting trees is a great way to do it. But with so many options out there, it can be hard to know where to start. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to the best trees to plant for spring color in Missouri Zones 6a and 6b, with help from the experts at Frisella Nursery.

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Frisella Nursery – 70th Year Anniversary

70 years ago Frisella Nursery was founded by Frank Frisella to provide quality and unique plant materials to the Greater St. Louis community. Frisella Nursery has since expanded into the area’s largest garden center and landscaping company that continues to provide quality and unique plant materials from its own farms and some of the best growers across the country, as well as provide award winning landscape design/build projects, a variety of landscape maintenance services, wholesale, and more.

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How to Make Money with Your Very Own Garden

Gardening can be a fun hobby, allowing you to spend time outside while also getting some exercise. According to Healthline, outdoor gardening can also be good for your mental well-being and even reduce stress. If you want, you can even leverage your green thumb for financial gain. There are plenty of ways that you can make money with a garden. Read on to discover how you can use gardening as a side hustle.

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Creative Ways to Repurpose Christmas Trees

After all of the presents are opened and the holiday decorations start to come down, many people end up just tossing their cut Christmas trees at the dump, but there are so many creative ways that you can reuse and recycle them. Just about every part of your cut christmas tree can be repurposed whether it is for decor around your home, adding to your gardens or creating feed for animals.

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