New Living Wall Creates Inviting Space –
St. Louis

– Posted in: Living Walls

The request was to create an inviting space for hotel guests to hang out in during their stay. Our designers immediately went to task, to work-up a plan. Using the front of the hotel to anchor the space, Growing Green added a living wall on one side and added lush plantings on the other two sides to give a protected feeling a create a peaceful space. A fire pit and comfy seating really finish off the area. The wall is

This is Who we are – Teri Pesapane

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45 years ago Teri came back from a trip East and proclaimed that she wanted to sell plants. If the phrase “ Giant Oaks from Little Acorns Grow” ever applied, it is here. A Founder of The Interior Plantscape Association , she has spoken across the country training on customer relations, vendor alliances and sales , having fun and enjoying herself the entire time...

This is Who we are — David Blakely

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Every company needs fresh blood and David , as our newest associate , more than fulfills that function. A native of Southern California, David attended San Francisco State University where he received a BA in Industrial Design. He moved to St. Louis over 10 years ago thinking it was going to be a three year stay and has settled in to make St. Louis his home. Sending him to Florida in January to attend the largest Tropical Plant Industry Expo

This is Who we are – Lynn Ott

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Who we are at Growing Green - Lynn Ott

If you haven't met Lynn Ott it is probably because she was moving too fast. One of our vendors awarded her the trophy as the hardest working person in the industry. Originally hired to run our Holiday Displays, we soon learned that she was a year-round treasure based on years of working at Rolling Ridge Nursery in Webster Groves...

Join the Growing Green Team!

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We are looking for someone with a creative eye and the ability to help develop unique, eye-catching holiday decorations for our clients such as wreaths, trees and coordinating pieces. We love Christmas and our passion for the season is reflected in our decorations which we design, install and remove for clients large and small. It is an exciting, fast paced and busy time of year as the holidays approach for those of us making and filling orders in the holiday

This is Who we are – Chase Esker

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Chase Esker of Growing Green - exterior landscaping St. Louis

Meet Chase Esker Chase Esker is one of our exterior crew and holiday installers. He enjoys the outdoors and has been able to parlay that into helping our Exterior Crew create Award Winning Installations. During the winter season Chase is one of our experienced Holiday Elves, keeping busy by delivering and setting up your Trees, Wreaths and Sconces. He is seemingly impervious to weather, as he also spends the summers maintaining your colorful StreetScapes when he isn't busy trying to

This is Who we are – Lynne Knop

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This month’s featured team member is Lynne Knop who manages our greenhouse space and installations . Lynne is responsible for the team that brings you all the beautiful planters and color rotations that help clean your air and green your spaces. Working around all those plants that produce oxygen keeps her happy and vibrant . Lynne’s original training in Fashion Merchandising serves her well in making sure that every planting that goes out of the warehouse expresses the written vision

TPIE 2018

– Posted in: Growing Green News

This week was TPIE (Tropical Plant Industry Expo) put on by FNGLA (Florida Nurseries, Growers and Landscape Association). We have been lucky enough to have owners who invest in their employees and realize the importance of continual learning. This not only is a benefit to our employees, but also to our clients. We are always striving to find new products to try, and to offer our clients. This year’s show was very much enjoyed by our first-time attendees, Nicki, David,

St. Louis Holiday in Style 2017

– Posted in: Holiday Décor

This is the new World Wide Technology headquarters in St. Louis. They received 2-10” lit wreaths to compliment their logo in either side of the building facing the highway. They also received 12-8’ wreaths that hang on their parking garage that greet employees on their way into work each day. These folks LOVE their Christmas décor! You will also notice a photo of Dina, Kate and Bridget – they are our amazing holiday designers that put together these fabulous wreaths.