Lush gardens and anything and everything pertaining to landscaping.

    Barbara and Neil Finbloom’s Kirkwood garden is a showcase of fragrant herbs, lush perennials, ornamental trees,  charming structures and whimsical artifacts. Though compact in size, it overflows...

    Use a well-draining soil and don't water too often as most herbs like to stay on the dry side and can be prone to fungus in an indoor setting.—Laura Hill, Frisella Nursery.

    Be sure to place...

    Tucked among wild vines and blooming orchids that fill the Climatron is a pale indigo bell-shaped flower with dark purple veins and bright red nectar. The Nesocodon mauritianus, or  Mauritian...

    The topiary boxwood is extremely versatile and is a reliable evergreen for our growing zone. In containers it can be dressed up with other annuals, stems and greens to look very formal or festive...

        Harald Boerstler’s garden is a true labor of love. You should capitalize the “L” in labor. If fact, you could capitalize the whole word.

        Harald wasn’t just digging in the dirt to...

    Black Gum, also known as Nyssa sylvatica. Information provided by Timberwinds Nursery: For fabulous fall color in the landscape a favorite is the Black Gum, Nyssa Sylvatica, a medium sized,...

        The words of the Indian, classical musician, poet and Sufi mystic are displayed on a plaque in the charming garden shed of Cheryl Robinson’s home. Nothing could better describe the story of...

    Whether climbing a trellis or cascading down a waterfall, many varieties of vining plants bring garden spaces to the next level. Here are some of our local landscapers’ favorite vining plants!...

    Bringing greenery into your bathroom is simpler than it may seem! Here are some local landscapers' favorite plants that will thrive in your loo.

    1. Anthurium, available at Sherwood’s Forest...

    There are thousands of places around the world where writers and historians have declared that East meets West. A house and garden in Clayton, MO, is not likely to be on that list. But it should...

    It was the setting that sold them. And why wouldn’t it. Perched on a bluff in the rolling hills of St. Albans, the house offered views of two lakes and the Missouri River Valley beyond. Bald...

    Sun-loving perennials:

    Sea Thrift:

    Bloom time: Sporadic throughout the summer

    Location + light: Full sun

    Soil requirements: Sandy soil

     

    Delphinium:...

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