Lush gardens and anything and everything pertaining to landscaping.

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    When executed properly, a vanishing edge feature can, without question, create a dramatic focal point. For this reason, I think that there will always be a demand for infinity pools...

    To call Janelle Criscione’s Webster Groves garden “lush” hardly does it justice. The word should at least be capitalized, if not rendered in boldface type.

    Sheltered by a canopy of mature...

    For a tall hedge, choose Thuga Green Giant. It’s fast growing and tolerant of the St. Louis climate. For a hot, sunny location, choose juniper. Taylor juniper is tall and narrow, and it also...

    a.k.a. Davidia involucrata

    Bloom time: Spring

    Where to find it: Chinese Garden and the English Woodland Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden

    The dove tree is a small- to...

    There are not many gardeners who could handle the challenge of taming a two-acre, hillside landscape. But then there are not many gardeners with the talent, knowledge and dedication of Laure...

    Scabiosa and Ammi are two annual favorites that we grow in our own cut-flower garden and sell in our flower bar. It’s easy to remember when to start them: Scabiosa, start inside right around...

    Fremont's leather flower is a clumping, herbaceous perennial native to rocky prairies and bluffs in only a few areas of the United States. In Missouri, its state conservation status is listed as "...

    A little over two years ago, the home these Ladue homeowners loved, and where they raised their daughters, was surrounded by vast lawns and manicured shrubs. Now, they are tucked away in the woods...

    Nutsedge, crabgrass, clover, dandelion and spurge are the most common weeds in Missouri.  However thistles, bindweed and honeysuckle are the most invasive weeds in the area.  In order to stop...

    Persian ironwood is a small-to-medium sized deciduous tree native to the biologically rich Hyrcanian forests of northern Iran. It is considered to be a tertiary relict species that are survivors...

    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...

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