Lush gardens and anything and everything pertaining to landscaping.

    Suzie and Dave Spence knew when they purchased their Ladue home and the nearly 11 acres surrounding it in 2010, they were buying a piece of St. Louis architectural history. They also felt a keen...

    1. Eternal Fragrance Daphne. Not only does this plant offer fragrant interest, but because of the combination of medium dark-green leaves and bright-white flowers, it brings great color contrast...

    Head to the Shields Hosta Walk and Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden where visitors are greeted by a stone dedicating the Hosta Walk and Garden as a National Display Garden of the American...

    If you ever needed a testimonial to the fact that landscapes are continually changing and evolving, you would find it in this Huntleigh garden. 

    Covering more than two acres, the homeowner...

    Double the fun in your landscape by adding bicolor flowers. Using a bloom with multiple hues creates a color palette for your planting area and adds interest. Check out local landscapers' favorite...

    Enjoy beautiful flowers, perennials and shrubs from the Rocky Mountains and alkaline environs in the Heckman Rock Garden. The rock garden shares a special space with the Kassabaum Dwarf Conifer...

    For plant lovers, the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Shaw Nature Reserve is a 2,441-acre gem of breathtaking, ethereal beauty. But, it is by hard numbers that this ecological masterpiece, just off...

    For continuous color and interest in your garden, consider these favorite plantings from local landscapers. 

    “One of our favorite multiple-blooming perennials is 'Summer Storm' Hardy...

    “Nothing beats a home-grown tomato,” proclaims Arlene Trombley of Timberwinds Nursery in Ellisville.  “I love growing them, and I love eating them,” echoes Abby Elliot of Kirkwood’s Sugar Creek...

    The Missouri Botanical Garden grows more than 250 magnolia specimens, which can be seen from late March through mid-June in Magnolia Grove. Magnolia Grove, also known as Kiefer Magnolia Walk,...

    In my three short years here, one Midwestern generalization has been proven true, time and time again, by both county and city dwellers. The moment the freeze warnings lift, the ice turns to rain...

    “You’ve probably seen Turfstone, and haven’t even noticed it was there,” says Ryan High, a territory manager for Belgard. The gray pavers look like lattice, and that grid-shaped design is what...

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