Lush gardens and anything and everything pertaining to landscaping.

    April 1-7
    Shrubs and trees best planted or transplanted in spring, rather than fall, include butterfly bush, dogwood, rose of Sharon, black gum (Nyssa), vitex, red bud, magnolia, tulip...

    Catherine Walther’s love for nature, travel, design and all things French after majoring in the language and living in France and Montreal, led her into gardening. The product of those passions —...

    “All gardeners love to share.” For this Warson Woods homeowner and custodian of an amazing, enchanted, one-of-a-kind green space, that view is firmly rooted in personal experience.

    She has...

    Landscapers are embracing new varieties of plants and flowers introduced in 2018. If you’re looking to add something different in your garden, check out the latest offerings. 

    one: “Seaside...

    March 1-4
    Mow lawns low to remove old growth before new growth begins.

    March 1-11
    Loosen winter mulches from perennials cautiously. Re-cover plants at night if frost returns....

    In his 70-year career in horticulture, Bob Dingwall hasn’t missed a beat and has always relished a challenge. “I enjoy people telling me I can’t do things,” he says with a bit of a smile. His...

    one: “Cornus 'Ivory Halo' or Tatarian Dogwood is a medium-sized shrub for every season but puts on a stunning finale in the winter months. It has beautiful variegated leaves and white blooms in...

    Early January: Check stored summer bulbs such as dahlias, cannas and gladioli to be sure they are not rotting or drying out.

    Early January: Old Christmas trees can be recycled outdoors as a...

    The settings couldn’t be more different. One sandwiched in the city, bordered by brick buildings and alleys; the other spread over multiple acres and accessed down a long gravel driveway. 

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    As the temperatures drop, don’t lose your garden favorites to the harsh winter. Many outdoor plants will grow all year if brought indoors. We asked local landscape professionals to share their...

    Opened in 1859, Henry Shaw's Museum was the scientific heart of the Missouri Botanical Garden for more than a century.

    It housed the Garden’s original library, herbarium and natural history...

    The 23 acres that border Wild Horse Creek Road defy an easy description. There is a massive, white house with wide, welcoming front steps that graces the land with a lovely, hospitable, Southern...

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