Lush gardens and anything and everything pertaining to landscaping.

    “I look at every loss and mourn; then I look at that loss and see it as an opportunity to try something new.” True to her word, it was the loss of two huge oak trees 10 years ago that transformed...

    As summer draws to a close, be sure to make the best of your pond-side oasis. Here are some local landscapers' favorite water-lovers that can live in or around your pond.

     

     

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    If there was a national gardening organization meeting in St. Louis during the past 25 years, chances are they made a visit to the stunning, two-acre hillside garden of Chick and Bruce Buehrig in...

    Your garden isn’t limited to the ground; take it to new heights! These climbing plants are the perfect addition to any landscape, whether delicately covering an archway in a garden or sprucing up...

    Give your garden a new pop of color with azaleas and rhododendrons. Vibrant and shade-tolerant, these flowering shrubs are sure to brighten up your spring garden. Take a look at our local...

    Keep your furry friends safe while still enjoying the beauty and benefits of houseplants with non-toxic options. SLHL asked local landscapers to share their favorite houseplants safe for pets....

        The license plate on his Toyota Tacoma pickup reads “conifer.” That is really all you need to know. Confers are Kerry Wright’s gardening passion. Simply described as “cone-bearing trees with...

    The half-acre that fronts Diana and Craig Plahn’s contemporary home in the heavily forested Sugar Creek Valley in Kirkwood is filled with winding pathways, long stretches of colorful perennials...

    Add variety to your garden by replacing your standby shrubs with these exciting alternatives.

    1. “Blush Pink Nandina is a compact, semi-evergreen shrub boasting pink-tinged foliage that...

    Jay Laux's Wildwood garden can easily be described in multi-syllabic superlatives. But on a hot summer day, when someone steps through the wooden gate and catches their first glimpse of the cool,...

    Spice up the front of the home or the side of a deck with a beautifully planted window box. Colorful and catching, window boxes can be filled with a variety of plants and flowers. Trailing plants...

    All of August: Annuals may appear leggy and worn now. These can be cut back hard and fertilized to produce a new flush of bloom. Soak shrubs periodically during dry spells with enough water to...

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