Our History

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Growing Green has been serving the metropolitan St. Louis area for more than 40 years. We work in all types of industries, and are considered both the pioneers and leaders in the industry. You have seen our work in many of St. Louis’ top businesses including retail centers, hotels and restaurants, Fortune 500 headquarters and small niche offices and shops.

Industry Awards and Recognitions

Growing Green is proud to have been recognized by their peers throughout the world, and they have accumulated countless awards. Over the years, their work has been honored by several professional industry associations and publications. For a recent list of awards, click here to go to our news section.

2016

AmericanHort International Plantscape Award –

  • Special Events and Holiday – “Winter Lights” – GOLD Award
  • Horticultural Services – “The Splash” – GOLD Award
  • Streetscapes – “The Look” – Platinum Award

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I-Plants Magazine International Design Contest Award –

  • Exterior Fall Planting – “Kellwood’s Fall” — First Place Award

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2015

AmericanHort International Plantscape Award –

  • Special Events and Holiday – “The BIG Holiday” – Platinum Award

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I-Plants Magazine International Design Contest Award –

  • Rooftop Garden – First Place Award

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2014

PIA International Plantscape Award

  • Category – Patio, Balcony & Rooftop Garden – “Four Seasons of Interest” – GOLD Award

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Interior Plantscape Hall of Fame

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In 2003, Growing Green’s founders, husband-and-wife team Joel and Teri Pesapane, were inducted into the Interior Plantscape Hall of fame for their lifetime of pioneering, innovative work and great business practices.