After a five-year absence, NatureSweet Tomatoes is bringing the Homegrown Tomato Challenge back to our fair city for its 50th event nationwide. Local gardeners' and farmers' wares will be tasted and rated by judges like Ligaya Figueras over at Sauce magazine. There's also a new event this year: the ... More >>
There has been a bed bug emergency in the city's emergency center. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department has released information about a small bed bug infestation in the "dispatchers area" of the city's emergency communications center, i.e. the place where folks take 911 calls. City exte ... More >>
Citing both an increase in the number of infestation reports in Missouri communities and a special request from state health officials, State Senator Kevin Engler (R-Farmington) introduced legislation yesterday that sets new standards for tenants and landlords when it comes to reporting bedbugs.
St. Louis Daily Deals has gone out of business. The company, owned by husband and wife Lorilee and Bill Cummings of Warson Woods, shut down sometime this month. Now area businesses that contracted with the online coupon service say St. Louis Daily Deals has left them on the hook. According t ... More >>
Friday (Feb. 3): Missouri Organic Association organic food workshops @ St. Louis Union Station Marriott Catch the last couple of days of this annual conference geared toward urban and suburan farms and gardeners, gardener wannabes and foodies, featuring plenty of workshops ranging from consumer he ... More >>
Mabel SuenSchlafly gardener Jack Petrovic and assistant gardener Nolan Kowalski with various types of garlic including Creole Red, Music Pink and California LateSchlafly gardener Jack Petrovic loves garlic, but he's tired of having to give his away. And that's fair, considering that the gourm ... More >>
Image viaGet this mf snake out of my mf potting soil bagYou're bathed in the warm breath of spring, delighting in the joy of your garden, oh sunshine and love, and you tear open your fresh bag of potting soil and GET BIT BY A MOTHERF&%ING SNAKE. That's what happened to Steven McGregor last sp ... More >>
HBOClaire Danes as the title character in the HBO film Temple Grandin, which screens Monday, April 12, as part of the "Good Gardening - Good Food" series at Schlafly BottleworksIt's hard to believe, what with the layer of snow covering the ground, but it's almost time for Slow Food St. Louis, ... More >>
image creditYou say "tomato," we say, "heirloom tomatoes."Is there a vegetable more beloved by gardeners than the tomato? Incredibly versatile, preservable, and downright perfect when picked from the vine at peak ripeness, tomatoes rightly find their way into even the smallest gardens. In hon ... More >>
Coming soon! Busch Stadium grass seed.That's right. Last week Scotts Miracle-Gro became the "Official Lawn Care Company of Major League Baseball".The deal has a special perk for St. Louis baseball fans. As part of the agreement Scotts Miracle-Gro plans to soon offer for sale seed blends of five m ... More >>
Isaiah and Julia in a world of beauty.What happens when your home movies wreck your home life? You keep filming, and hope for the best. Life sometimes provides its own happy endings, but whether that's because of our actions or in spite of them, no one really knows.
Local Harvest Grocery is offering two series of classes taught by Tender Greens Microfarm owner Annette Beach. Let's go to the press release: Beach, who has a history of living on and working farms, will bring her knowledge and passion to the classes in two different series, one focused on growing f ... More >>
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Flowers for the Ages
Take 30 of these through spring
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Get comfy with Art Saint Louis
Head to Upstream's Return of the Bedbug and scratch that itch.
Untidy masterpiece: The Rep Studio's production of The Clean House.
The Mexican calls dibbies on Spanish
Viva Piñata is adorable -- and misleading.
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For once, Unreal is scared to get between the sheets. Plus: Anheuser-Busch gets buzzed, and the Francis Howell School District plans to take back Christmas.
The Missouri Botanical Garden lets you put those grow lights to good use
Missouri Botanical Garden
Unreal bids fond farewell to Jerry Berger, witnesses a presidential Opening Day and a six-foot-tall termite and gives out a very, very special award
Backyard-pond aficionados will get on swimmingly at Pond-O-Rama
A tale of prison gardeners is this summer's sweetest feel-good comedy
Iris Hill Nursery & Landscaping
Corner of Lewis and O'Fallon, St. Louis Riverfront
Hot chef Biker Billy sets the crowd on fire at the Cycle World International Motorcycle Show
Sweat Equity (Root 66)