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Bushes – Trees in the Yard

Since Crestwood is hopefully going to receive some free bushes-trees from Forest Releaf, here are some notes on each species from the Missouri Botanical Garden website. Aromatic Sumacs – Rhus aromatica Height: 2.00 to 6.00 feetSpread: 6.00 to 10.00 feetBloom Time: AprilBloom … Continue reading

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Planning for 2020

If you are starting to get the “gardening itch” here are a few ideas for 2020. Mark your calendar – June 13th – Crestwood Garden Tour, We’ll have more details later. 2. Free Seeds – we’ll be handing out free … Continue reading

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Flowers at Sappington House

While you might rightly think of history and their museum when you hear about the Sappington House, their flower displays are spectacular. Please stop by and enjoy all their flowering plants and displays.

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Cleanup Help Needed – Father Dickson Cemetery

Saturday, August 17th at 10 a.m., volunteers are needed to help cleanup the Father Dickson Cemetery at 845 Sappington Rd, St. Louis, MO 63126. Lawnmowers and other yard tools will be welcome. This is being led by the The Kiwanis … Continue reading

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Tuesday Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed on Tuesdays to help work in the City Hall and Firehouse gardens. If you can volunteer an hour or two please send an email to the address below and we’ll work out the details. Thanks –

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Volunteers – April 20th 9 a.m.

Firehouse Garden – Saturday, April 20 at 9am We need a few people with box cutters and scissors to cut cardboard.

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Firehouse Garden – April 22nd – 1 p.m.

Moving mulch to the new Firehouse Garden. We need carts, shovels and muscles to move the mulch. Meet by the firehouse. If you can help, email

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