Perfecting Your Patio

Bleak weather is out and summer sun is in! It's time to enjoy your patio, but the chilly Missouri winter may have left it needing a little TLC.

By Moe Godat

Photography by Kim Dillon

 

1. One of a kind birdhouse handmade in IL by Scott McDowell, available at Gifted Gardener. 2. Brass lantern, available at Gifted Gardener. 3. Galvanized stand, available at Fleur de Chic. 4. Plastic-free plant line, No Pot, No Problem plants, available at Maypop Garden and Coffee Shop. 5. Colorful ceramic pot with flower print, available at Sugarcreek Gardens. 6. Dewit gardening tools, available at Frisella Nursery. 7. Navy striped outdoor rug, available at Amini's. 8 & 9 Black and white fringe pillow and chair, available at Forshaw. 10. Galvanized plant stand and philodendron, available at Greenscapes Gardens. 11. Canvas emergency beverage carrier, beer not included, available at Gifted Gardener. 12. Marigold yellow pot and greenery, available at Sugarcreek Gardens. 13 & 14. Brass plate and black-and-white palm patterned pouffe, available at Forshaw. 15. Peach and blue pottery with succulent, available at Maypop Garden and Coffee Shop. 16. Garden fairy, available at Passiglia's Nursery & Garden Center. 17. One of a kind birdhouse handmade in IL by Scott McDowell, available at Frisella Nursery. 18. "Cut Flower Garden" book, available at Frisella Nursery. 19. White step stool, available at The White Rabbit. 20. Brass watering pail, available at Passiglia's Nursery & Garden Center. 21. Plastic-free plant line, No Pot, No Problem plants, available at Maypop Garden and Coffee Shop. 22. Lush flowers and greenery, available at Chesterfield Valley Nursery. 23. Rustic garden carrier, available at Fleur de Chic.  24. Dewit gardening tools, available at Frisella Nursery.