Perennial of the Week 4/25/16

Foxglove (Digitalis) Foxgloves are an old garden gem that have spikes of distinctive, freckle-throated bells that stud the flower stems. They provide a graceful, stately look in a sun to partly shady garden. They are at home in the woodland or native garden, and look good in the back of the home garden. Foxglove blooms… Read More

Companion Herbs for Vegetable Gardens

Many herbs are beneficial grown alongside vegetables as well as uses of their own. Here is a list of herbs and vegetables that make good companions. Click here for a printable file.

Administrative Professionals/Secretaries Day is April 26!

The holiday can also be celebrated anytime through Secretaries Week of 4/23 – 4/29. Show your staff your appreciation for their hard work by sending them a rewarding gift! Call Hillermann Nursery & Florist at 636-239-6729 Order Flowers Online Here

Zika Virus Spread by Mosquitoes

By Sandi Hillermann McDonald I attended a webinar recently on the mosquito (Aedes aegypti) which is the type of mosquito that carries the Zika virus. St Louis for some reason has been considered a hot spot for this carrier this summer. • Zika mosquito is a CONTAINER breeder, meaning that it is not found in… Read More

Perennial Plant of the Week – 4/18/17

Columbine Perfect for cottage and woodland gardens, old-fashioned columbines are available in almost all colors of the rainbow. Intricate little flowers, they are most commonly a combination of red, peach, and yellow but also blues, whites, pure yellows, and pinks; they look almost like folded paper lanterns. The leaves of this plant are compound and… Read More

Think OUTSIDE the Box About WELLNESS

     The next three bullet points I found very interesting.  I hope you do too!!!!! Forest Bathing for Healthy Living… Developed in Japan in the 1980’s, forest bathing is a cornerstone of preventive health care and natural healing in Japanese medicine. Considered by many to be the latest fitness trend to hit the U.S., forest… Read More