Lush gardens and anything and everything pertaining to landscaping.

    Step down into Debbie Hadley’s Webster Groves garden and be engulfed in green: the dark forest green of the towering Norway spruce, the Canadian hemlock and feathery false cypress that form the...

    Verbena: Verbena are known for their high-tolerance of hot, dry conditions. Many of their varieties are natives of America and Asia. They are clumps or spikes of flowers that grow as herbs, shrubs...

    A critically endangered agave plant that flowers just once every 20 years bloomed early this spring in the Missouri Botanical Garden greenhouses. The Agave pelona is monocarpic, meaning that the...

    It is easy to see why. From a wide terrace spanning multiple rooms in their red brick ranch home in Des Peres, two staircases descend to a jewel-like swimming pool that glitters sapphire blue....

    Gladiolus: Gladiolus are summer blooming bulbs planted in spring. While they seem to be an American flower staple, most varieties are actually native to Africa and countries in the Mediterranean...

    One in Every Color: Tulips have a wide range of hues encompassing every color of the rainbow except a true blue. Spring colors like pink, yellow and purple tend to be the most popular, but tulips...

    It is a huge leap over land and sea from a tiny garden plot in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, to a .4 acre, waterfall-accented landscape in University City. Christine Mackey-Ross has done that...

    With gracefully arching, dark green foliage, the Pennisetum alopecuroides “Red Head” routinely turns heads even before its huge, smoky-rose plumes appear in late summer. Like most ornamental...

    The Garden’s living collection includes more than 150 cherry trees—representing more than 30 different species, cultivars, and hybrids.Along with the popular yoshino cherry, substantial plantings...

    Ansellia africana is also known as the leopard orchid due to its beautiful spotted yellow flowers. It is also known as the "trash bucket" orchid because it will produce numerous non-absorbing...

    Low-maintenance beauty: Sango Kaku won’t require much work! Mulch will help retain moisture and keep the roots cool. The plant needs little pruning, but if you do opt to prune your plant, avoid...

    AMERICAN CHESTNUT: Castanea dentata(Critically endangered)

    Where to find it: Entry landscape at the Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center (currently under construction)

    The American chestnut...

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