Greenhouse

Fall Houseplant Care

The cooler temps should be a signal that the summer vacation has come to an end for our houseplants! Now is the time to bring your houseplants back inside. Well before our first frost, we need to get those houseplants back inside. It’s important to give them time to acclimate to being back indoors. The best time to bring them in is when your windows are still open. The plants will adjust to the change in humidity and temperature better if the change is gradual. Never bring in a plant with bugs! Wash or spray the leaves with water to remove summer dust and pollen. Let plants dry. Then spray with an indoor-safe or organic insecticidal soap just to be sure, or you can use one of the new systemic granules.  You could also use an insecticidal soil drench, or at least spray the soil a few times with your insecticide. Read more...

TOP 10 SUMMER PERFORMERS!!!

ANNUAL PERIWINKLE "VINCA" - Low maintenance, profuse bloomer that loves the sun and heat!  Fertilze occasionally. "BUTTERFLY RED" PENTAS - Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds!  Heat tolerant. MANDEVILLA VINE - Sun and heat loving vine that provides all summer color.  Deer resistant. "KNOCK OUT" ROSE - Blooms from spring till frost!

Oxalis

For the "Irish" in all of us, how about a blooming shamrock plant (Oxalis) to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! The shamrock is easy to grow as a houseplant. Give it bright, indirect light.

Pepper Variety List

We are pleased and proud to be able to offer you an extensive variety of tomatoes, pepper and other vegetables.
Please be aware that some varieties are grown in limited quantities and may not always be available, so we recommend that you shop often and early!

Tomato Variety List

We are pleased and proud to be able to offer you an extensive variety of tomatoes, pepper and other vegetables.
Please be aware that some varieties are grown in limited quantities and may not always be available, so we recommend that you shop often and early!

Specialty, Custom Designed Hanging Baskets

These are no ordinary hanging baskets like you'd pick up at the box stores!! We start each fall working with one of of favorite local growers (known for their meticulous standards) and design each one with St. Louis summers in mind. Our greenhouse staff is known for putting together incredible blends of flowers and foliage for spectacular displays. We strive to build amazingly long-lasting combos that burst and cascade with color and texture, for sun or shade.

LOCAL, ORGANIC and NEW!

We are super excited about our new line of local, organically grown veggies and herbs from Crown Valley Organics!! They all are free from residues of harmful chemicals, which makes them safer for you, the environment, and the people who grow them! Organic vegetables and herbs are also more flavorful and nutritious due to the fertilization techniques used in organic growing. Stop in and check out the selection, which will change as the season progresses!

BASIL LEMONADE

Ingredients:
• 1 cup sugar •
1 cup fresh basil leaves, plus extra basil for garnish •
1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (or lemon juice from concentrate)
•6 cups water for lemonade (+1 1/2 cups to make syrup)
 

Recipes

Lime Mint Mojitos

  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1 large sprig of Lime mint*
  • 1.5 oz. white rum
  • 1/2 fresh lime cut in quarters
  • Club soda
  • Ice

Terrariums

We have recently restocked our supply of terrariums and plants suitable for terrariums. A creative, fun and low maintenance way to garden at anytime of the year.

Cyclamen

These bloom in an array of colors. The unusual flowers are held above the interesting variegated foliage. Lightly fragrant, cyclamen also make great gifts and bloom all winter.

Rosemary

One of the more popular herbs, rosemary, given as a gift, is thought to bring good health and prosperity to the recipient. Our plants come in topiary form and windowsill size.