landscaping

ORGANIC GARDENER

– Posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Green Gab Podcast, Green Living, Landscaping and Water

Have you begun your spring planting yet? We’re gabbing with Jackie Marie Beyer, The Organic Gardener and host of the Organic Gardener podcast about how to grow successful, healthy and chemical free gardens. Jackie, along with her husband Mike are passionate environmentalist devoted to helping people develop earth friendly gardens that produce nutrient dense food [...]

Oh Wait! There’s More

– Posted in: Blog, Building Materials, Green Gab Podcast, Green Homes, Green Living, Home Performance, Projects

  Maurice Parnell with By the Yard out in Minnesota where they make outdoor furniture. By the Yard makes this furniture with recycled products or known as the technical name HDPE which is high-density polyethylene. HDPE is a maintenance free product so you can leave it out in the snow, ice, or rain and it [...]

Five Generations in the Family Business with David Knoll of Walter Knoll Florist (and landscaping)

– Posted in: Blog, Community, Green Gab Podcast, Landscaping and Water

Five Generations in the Family Business with David Knoll of Walter Knoll Florist (and landscaping)   Day 4 at the St. Louis Home and Garden Show with special guest David Knoll. Walter Knoll Florist is a family-owned company in St. Louis that’s been around since 1883. David is the 5th generation in this family business. [...]

Green Landscaping with Native Plants

– Posted in: Homeowners, Projects
landscape

Green landscaping sounds a bit like an oxymoron since much of our landscape is green, in color that is!  OK, not my best line, yet a true statement.  Landscaping with an eye to green can mean several things including the location of plantings around a home from an energy-efficiency perspective.  Think of providing a buffer [...]