This is the big one, as far as herb sales go. The Webster Groves Herb Society's sale is jam-packed with middle-aged to elderly women rubbing leaves and sniffing their fingers, all of them muttering to themselves about something. Probably aphids, but who knows? It can get tense in that first twenty ... More >>
Here's one way to make a scene: Lock yourself to a 500-pound potted plant inside a corporate building as others dance and sing loudly in the lobby. That's exactly what a group of activists did yesterday inside the Arch Coal headquarters in Creve Coeur. And the demonstration -- aimed at drawing atten ... More >>
Self-Sufficient St. Louis is holding a fundraiser event on Sunday for the Dave Hagerty Community Garden. Sunday's fundraiser will be at Off Broadway, which neighbors the Garden. Admission is a $10 donation and will feature performances by Ellen the Felon and the Mattranome, The Airliners, Syn ... More >>
FerenCommGreen Beekman is the place to be.A Manhattan couple -- one partner an advertising executive with a drag-queen past, the other an MBA and M.D. serving as a vice president at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, buy a 200-year-old farm -- the Beekman -- on a whim. Can they juggle city life ... More >>
Drop. Swap. Grow.Isn't it time to chisel through the ice and start planting, already? This winter's been enough to make even the blackest thumb long for gardening season. Local artist Holly Schroeder, owner of South City Studio, is way ahead of us. She's spent the winter planning "Drop. Swa ... More >>
Who you callin' moth orchid? That's phalaenopsis to you, buddy.There are a lot of plants out there. A lot. Some of them eat bugs. Some of them smell bad. And all of them (well, as close to all of them as can be expected) are on The Plant List, a collaborative effort between the Missouri Botanical ... More >>
At least this stuff kinda looks like real weed.Earlier this week Kansas became the first state to outlaw synthetic marijuana, commonly sold under the brand name K2. Closer to home, Pettis County in central Missouri banned the stuff and St. Charles County soon followed suit.Obviously, lawmakers in ... More >>
Earlier this morning, eight campers, age nine to twelve, and their two counselors, Washington University students, crouched around a potato bed in the university's student garden, the Burning Kumquat."OK, who here can tell us how long it takes for a potato to grow?" asks counselor Katie Anderson, wh ... More >>
speedling.comRudbeckia hirta a.k.a. Tiger Eye GoldAmerica is a land of favorites. We love to elect our favorite Idol, vote for our favorite All-Star player and once in a while even head to a polling place to elect our favorite candidate. Yet for all of our voting, would you believe that America has ... More >>
Photo by Nicholas PhillipsTulip bonanza!As you read this, the crab apple and redbud trees in Forest Park are positively bursting over entire brigades of tulips and daffodils. But according to the park's horticultural foreman, Alan Jankowski, you've only got about two weeks left to enjoy them. Click ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, November 1. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Lean, green and pretty tasty, actually
Your garden can make it happen
Viva Piñata is adorable -- and misleading.
Highway Companion (American Recordings)
7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17. UMB Bank Pavilion (14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights)
Criticism sprouts over the new attraction for kids at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Thursday, April 13 at 8 p.m. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).
Ivy Cooper encapsulates the St. Louis art scene
Friday, November 11; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)
(A cemetery, South St. Louis)
Geocaching in Sullivan
See St. Louis' bright future at the Sheldon Art Galleries
Week of February 9, 2005
Eckert's Country Farms
Backyard, south city, 8:30 a.m.
Gateway Kite Club flies again
Bayer Garden Shops Inc.
Blues' internal squabbles
An office job couldn't hold Mary Alice Wood back from her dream
Tangerine, 1405 Washington Avenue, 314-621-7335
Missouri Botanical Garden
Colors of Spring
St. Louis Hills
New Harmony Inn
The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts exhibits a private collection in a public space
Week of March 7, 2001
Bellerive Country Club
Going east -- 15 miles or so -- for great Japanese food