Category Archives: Plants-Bushes-Trees

Grooming the Catalina West entrance

  July 20, 2019.  “Many hands make light work.” This pearl goes back to the 14th century. I heard it repeated by two different people this Saturday morning. A group of neighbors gathered at the  Rayburn and Tahiti Drive entrance … Continue reading

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Native Plants in Crestwood

If you are interested in planting native plants, Beautify Crestwood has joined the Grow Native organization. Grow Native is part of the Missouri Prairie Foundation and has a number of great resources that we all can use. Grow Native has … Continue reading

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How to Save $1248.75

We are giving away free Echinacea/Purple Coneflower seeds to Crestwood residents. You can either pick them up at the November 6th beautification meeting, 5:30 p.m. at city hall or email beautifycrestwood@gmail.com to arrange a pickup. Each bag holds approximately 125 … Continue reading

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Daffodil – Giveaway

Beautify Crestwood is giving away daffodil bulbs to 35 Crestwood families! Date: Saturday October 27th Time: 11 a.m. Place: Whitecliff Park at the Halloween Fun Fest. One bag per family. Here are some planting tips for daffodils. Planting Daffodils Plant … Continue reading

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Seed Collecting – October 6th

Collecting seeds in the fall is the easy way to start hundreds of plants for no cost. If you figure that individual plants can cost $10.00 or more, you could save hundreds and thousands of dollars by collecting and planting … Continue reading

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Free Class on Fall Bulb Planting

Saturday, October 7th at 1 p.m., Tom Terrific is going to be teaching a free class on planting fall bulbs. The program is for both adults and kids. Attendees will also receive bulbs to take home and plant. Free Fall … Continue reading

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Black Eyed Susan

Here are what two versions of Rudbeckia or Black Eyed Susan look like on September 7th in St. Louis Missouri. One version is the more common Rudbeckia fulgida which I have grown for years. The advantage of this variety is … Continue reading

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