Lush gardens and anything and everything pertaining to landscaping.

    One in Every Color: Tulips have a wide range of hues encompassing every color of the rainbow except a true blue. Spring colors like pink, yellow and purple tend to be the most popular, but tulips...

    It is a huge leap over land and sea from a tiny garden plot in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, to a .4 acre, waterfall-accented landscape in University City. Christine Mackey-Ross has done that...

    With gracefully arching, dark green foliage, the Pennisetum alopecuroides “Red Head” routinely turns heads even before its huge, smoky-rose plumes appear in late summer. Like most ornamental...

    The Garden’s living collection includes more than 150 cherry trees—representing more than 30 different species, cultivars, and hybrids.Along with the popular yoshino cherry, substantial plantings...

    Ansellia africana is also known as the leopard orchid due to its beautiful spotted yellow flowers. It is also known as the "trash bucket" orchid because it will produce numerous non-absorbing...

    Low-maintenance beauty: Sango Kaku won’t require much work! Mulch will help retain moisture and keep the roots cool. The plant needs little pruning, but if you do opt to prune your plant, avoid...

    AMERICAN CHESTNUT: Castanea dentata(Critically endangered)

    Where to find it: Entry landscape at the Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center (currently under construction)

    The American chestnut...

    The first time they walked through the front door of the Webster Groves home they have now lived in for 14 years, Linda and Allen knew it was the right house. They looked to their left and...

    A top choice for peony lovers is Lorelei. It starts its magnificent metamorphosis with cherry-colored buds tinted with a bit of orange. Buds open to wonderfully fragrant, massive, 10-inch orange...

    On an autumn day, the Missouri Botanical Garden is brimming with color from a diverse array of fall foliage. Among the most striking hues is the golden yellow of the bottlebrush buckeye that lines...

    The homeowner’s driving directions could not be more simple. To discover Top of the Hill Farm, you just keep going. Down the one-lane road, past every turn-off. When you can go no farther, you...

    This plant has become invasive in parts of the country. Typically, the newer dwarf varieties of the butterfly bush are sterile and not invasive.  David Sherwood, Sherwood’s Forest Nursery.

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