Lush gardens and anything and everything pertaining to landscaping.

    What About It? Kale is often a controversial topic for avid green eaters and recent health-kickers alike; but, if you learn about the different varieties, taste profiles and preparation tactics,...

    More about the Bracts: The brilliant poinsettia flowers that we know and love aren’t actually flowers! They’re made up of colorful bracts, or leaves, that change color in response to shorter...

    As the weather grows cold and home gardens are put to bed for the season, the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Holiday Floral Show is just warming up with thousands of varieties of brightly blooming...

    It is a garden that reflects a partnership, and the beauty and harmony of working together. Although small in square footage, the landscape surrounding the Winchester home of Phil Mueller and...

    If a landscape could smile, Gene Pulliam’s Glendale landscape would be grinning from ear to ear. It is at the same time exuberant, charming, beautiful, serene, artistic and clever enough to bring...

    Benefits Galore

    “Gardening includes just the right mix of sun, fresh air, soil on our skin and fresh food to be great for well-being,” notes Dr. Tchiki Davis of the Berkeley Wellness...

    As summer begins its slow transition into fall, it is a lovely time to visit the landscapes of Shaw Nature Reserve. Located in Gray Summit, Missouri, Shaw Nature Reserve is a satellite location of...

    In 1979, writing in the first edition of The Plantsman, a publication of the Royal Horticultural Society, Sandra Raphael, a senior editor in the dictionary department of the Oxford University...

    This August brings the opening of the transformative Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center at the Missouri Botanical Garden, including the Emerson Conservatory. This brand-new Conservatory creates a space...

    What is a microgreen? Microgreens are essentially baby vegetables! Typically picked once they are 10 to 14 days old, microgreens differ from sprouts (baby vegetables in their first two to five...

    Jo Batzer paints with plants. She draws with driftwood and sketches with saplings.  One look at her garden and you see she is an artist.  Colors, textures and shapes flow together and then play...

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