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.

Growing Green’s Outdoor Green Wall –
St. Louis

– Posted in: Green Walls
Exterior Green Wall in St. Louis by Growing Green

The rooftop Biergarten at Schneithorst’s restaurant was completely renovated the summer of 2016. They added a fire pit, four mounted televisions, a new bar with glass etchings, new light fixtures on columns, remote ceiling fans, wood decking, new seating AND an exterior green wall. We were asked to be a part of this exciting project...

Who should have Live Plants?

– Posted in: Live Plants
Magellan Lobby live-indoor-plants St-Louis

You should. Wherever you work, play, shop, or live incorporating plantings indoors and outdoors gives you a connection to nature. This is a healthy and beautiful connection that is good for your mind and body..

2016 AmericanHort International Plantscape Gold Award – “The Splash”

– Posted in: Awards

We are bringing color into a very large, heavily visited space with the use of various bromeliad varieties. We have ten large containers in the courtyard, twelve lookdowns, nine containers in the pool and various others spread throughout. This covers 3 levels. We are using other plants to beautify this space but our concentration is on bromeliads...

2016 AmericanHort International Plantscape Gold Award – “Winter Lights”

– Posted in: Awards

First we’ll remove the fall planting of mums, swiss chard, kale. We have 6 slanted beds along a busy sidewalk on 2 sides that our client wants lights. We are talking about planter beds covering a full downtown block. The client is not sure what kind of lights or how we are to achieve it but he hopes we can figure something out. And he wants to leave it in all winter...

2015 I-Plants Magazine International Design Contest – First Place Award

– Posted in: Awards

During our visit with the owner she described how she’d like to feel, as if she was sitting on her patio at home looking into her garden. She wanted “pretty things” but was not specific about plant varieties. There were existing pots with Japanese Maple Bloodgood trees, but two of them had died. She loved having trees up so high on her terraces...

2015 AmericanHort International Plantscape Platinum Award – “The BIG Holiday”

– Posted in: Awards

Project Description — By: Lynn Ott Imagine walking into the main lobby and you are greeted by a 7’ round 7’ tall red glittering ornament! Hanging overhead on the grid are ceiling ornaments mostly bright red with a large gold final in the center. Three 72” wreaths hang down from the railing full of color and excitement. This space has become a popular spot for employees taking family holiday photos. Assembling and moving this BIG ornament requires 5-6 people wearing