"If we care about the Earth we could heal it by removing lawns, by finding alternatives to lawns. You can do wonderful things on your own property to protect the environment," said Lorrie Otto, founder of Wild Ones.
A new website designed just for birding enthusiasts has launched for the state of Missouri. Called the "Great Missouri Birding Trail," the site is designed to introduce new and seasoned birders across the state, nation and the world to the diverse habitats that over 320 species of birds visi…
The University of Missouri Extension is sponsoring Healthy Homes Workshops. Classes will be held on Wednesdays, 1:30 to 3 p.m., through July 19 at 132 E. Monroe Ave. in Kirkwood.
Kirkwood Living Green is sponsoring the 8th annual Earth Day at Kirkwood Farmers' Market Greenway on Argonne near Kirkwood Road on Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event was originally scheduled for April 29.
Area homeowners looking to get rid of household hazardous waste products can do so through St. Louis County Department of Health's permanent household hazardous waste collection program.
The Missouri Botanical Garden is once again sponsoring its Plastic Pot Recycling Program.
The Webster Groves Garden Club, formerly the Men's Garden Club of Webster Groves, is holding its annual plant sale on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, at Webster Groves Recreation Center, 33 E, Glendale Road.
Older properties tend to have a sense of charm that newly built homes may lack. But, what these homes have in character, they may lack in modern amenities.
A Jr. Treekeepers Class, taught by master gardeners, will begin Wednesday, April 5.
With the coming of spring, The University of Missouri Extension in Kirkwood is offering a variety of gardening classes. They include:
Homeowners looking to plant gardens, flowers, trees or even a new lawn should first consider having their soil tested.
How much can one expect to save in utility costs with a new, efficient air-conditioning system over a 20-year-old system that is still functional?
What mixture of soil and organic material makes for the most productive raised bed gardens? How deep does it need to be?
In its 2015 "Cost vs. Value Report," Remodeling magazine found that a midrange kitchen remodeling project, which cost an average of nearly $57,000 during the period examined, recouped roughly 68 percent of that cost at resale. More upscale remodeling projects provided even smaller returns, d…