Lush gardens and anything and everything pertaining to landscaping.

    If you want to know anything about growing herbs in the Midwest, talk with Mary Hammer. She’s a member of the St. Louis Herb Society and chairman of the group’s upcoming Herb Sale at the Missouri...

    Debbie Jacob’s enthusiasm is infectious. It boils over when she begins to talk about her garden. 

    Therefore, it isn’t surprising that participants in the ballroom dancing class she was...

    If you find yourself tight on space in the garden or prefer container gardening, using compact and dwarf versions of plants can provide the same effect in a smaller package. We asked local...

    People of all ages can tickle their senses by visiting the Zimmerman Sensory Garden. This garden gives visitors an opportunity to draw on their senses. People enjoy smelling popular herbs like...

    “The bulk of the back yard was a blank slate,” says Richard Poynter, president of Poynter Landscape. Lead landscape architect Bob Wilhelm did have a few pre-existing features to work around:...

    Gardeners get ready to embrace a more toned-down palette in your landscape. Shades of white from crisp to snowy and ivory to dirty white bring a sense of calm and harmony. 

    “The 'Toki...

    Don’t miss an opportunity to visit the Japanese Garden, where snow is considered a flower. In the winter, shapes and contrasts become the visual pleasures of the garden and you can even sometimes...

    When the Bank of Springfield (IL) doubled the size of its flagship facility 12 years ago, the expansion came with a flowery flourish. Covering a three-acre site, it included 22,000 square feet of...

    With the holiday season in full swing, don’t show up to a festive gathering empty handed. A sweet surprise for the hostess is always appreciated. Sure, wine and chocolates are tasty, but why not...

    The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, a division of the Missouri Botanical Garden located in St. Louis County, opened to the public in 1998. It features an 8,000-square-foot glass conservatory...

    Steve Schultz didn’t ask it in so many words, but landscape designer Jim Graeler knew what he was thinking.

    It was 21 years ago and Steve had just purchased a contemporary, window-filled...

    Sculpt and shape your favorite evergreen into an interesting art form. Topiaries are a classic look that thrive in cold weather seasons.

    “Topiary is not something I use often, but I like...

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