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Yard of the Month – Sessions Ave.

Bob and Mary Ann Schwarz are another winner of the Yard of the Month at 613 Sessions Ave. Their front yard garden can be seen easily from the street. Their back yard is filled with mainly shade-loving plants like hosta, … Continue reading

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Pruning in May

Above …. Ironweed in good soil. Also known as the Chelsea Chop, cutting back certain plants by 1/3 to 1/2 is a common practice to maintain control and size in the garden. One of the things I’ve noticed with native … Continue reading

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Yard of the Month – Larsen Lane

Diana Linsley is the newest winner of the Yard of the Month and is located on Larsen Lane. She was recently awarded a grant by the WildOnes and had the club come over and install the garden in one morning. … Continue reading

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Recent Garden Videos – Terrific!

The St. Louis County recently sponsored a number of excellent gardening videos which are now available on YouTube. Below is a summation of the videos and their location. Keynote: Let It Be An Oak by Doug Tallamy A 3-Year Suburban … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Hack – Crestwood Park – April 30th

This volunteer opportunity will take place on Saturday, April 30th, 2022, from 9:00 am to noon. Pre-registration is requested.  Click here to sign up! Check-in will begin at 8:45 am. Time period is 9 a.m. to Noon. **This event will be … Continue reading

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Beautification Grants in 2022

The Crestwood Beautification Committee wants to help Crestwood citizens make their neighborhoods more beautiful. We are offering to help neighborhood volunteers fund their projects. If you would like to beautify the entrances or common areas or islands in your neighborhood, … Continue reading

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Blazing Star – Liatris spicata

Blazing Star is one of the easiest native plants to grow. You can buy these as either plants or bulbs and the cost can range from $15.00 for plants to 25 cents for bulbs. The Beautification Committee is giving away … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Event Canceled for Tomorrow

The April 2nd, honeysuckle cut has been canceled at Whitecliff. The machinery to chip up the honeysuckle is broken.

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Father Dickson Cemetery Clean-Up

Volunteers Needed. Father Dickson Cemetery Clean-Up 845 Sappington Rd, St. Louis, MO 63126 Saturday, April 2, 9:00 a.m. to noon. Time to clean up the honeysuckle, etc. again. Bring rakes, pruners for trimming ivy, loppers for branches/honeysuckle, and lawnmowers. Sponsored … Continue reading

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Vegetable Planting Calendar

Below is a link for the St. Louis Vegetable Planting Calendar from SeedStl.orgClick Here

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