For many homeowners, professional landscaping can be a dramatic lifestyle enhancement, but did you know it can also provide financial, mental, and environmental rewards? Our feature in the February issue of Chesterfield Lifestyles Magazine talks about the economic benefits of landscaping, so we’ve expanded on that by discussing the additional benefits of landscaping.
Many of our customers are looking for a tree or shrub that looks beautiful in the spring and summer months but also looks great in the winter. We’ve rounded up some of our landscape designers’ favorite trees and shrubs that will make a statement in St. Louis’ winter landscape.
We are excited about all the projects in the works for 2018 and have some exciting things in store to celebrate our 65th year in business. Here’s a look back at some of the projects we were able to photograph in their glory in 2017.
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People all over the country are seeing more needles on the floor than ever this year, this is because of the drought that has affected Christmas tree farms everywhere. If you have had it with the mess and are ready to say goodbye to your Christmas Tree, here are a few helpful tips that will make the process easy and hopefully less messy.
While winter actually has come according to the calendar, the current drought conditions and higher than usual temps may have you wondering if it will ever look or feel like winter. Well, we can assure you some snow will eventually come (maybe even Sunday) and at some point, it will produce ice. It’s best to get ourselves prepared for the worst while we still have time.
Did you know that St. Louis is experiencing a fairly serious cool-weather drought? Many people assume that plants do not need as much water in the winter months, but for most plants, especially those planted in the past year, it is very important to maintain adequate moisture in the winter months.
Are you traveling from home-to-home for parties and family gatherings this holiday season and prefer not to show up empty-handed? Look no further. We have quite a few great gifts to bring to the host priced under $15. If it is the kiddos you are surprising this year, give them a one-of-a-kind gift that has nothing to do with technology for a change. We have gathered a few sure-to-be-adored gifts for kids so you can get all your shopping done in one place.
It’s not easy coming up with thoughtful, unique gift ideas year-after-year so we’ve rounded up a few perfect things to gift the DIYer or the foodie in your life this holiday season. From cookbooks to shovels and olive oil to rain gauges, we’ve got something unique for everyone on your list.
Many people prefer a live Christmas tree for the fresh pine scent, but did you know live trees also help American farmers, reduce our carbon footprint, and are a renewable resource? Before you begin your Christmas tree hunt this year either by searching Amazon, taking the family out to your local plant nursery, or by pulling the old box out of the attic, you might take a moment to learn a bit about live trees and how helpful they can be to the environment compared to artificial trees.
It’s beginning to look a lot like a cozy winter wonderland at the garden center. We don’t have Christmas Trees yet (expected next week), but we do have stockings, ornaments, and mantle décor galore! Here are a few of the items that came in this week we just couldn’t wait to share.
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.