Category Archives: Feature of the Month

How to Choose and Apply Fertilizer

By Justin Keay [This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener Winter 2019 issue, and is part of a 4-part series on how to take a soil sample and how to analyze a soil test report and then use that information to purchase and apply the appropriate fertilizer.] Now that you’ve taken a soil sample, had it analyzed and

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Shrunken Treasures

A photo of Columbine 'Little Lanterns'

Our Missouri natives provide beautiful blooms on tough plants. Some of these spectacular beauties can grow upwards of 6’ or ever more, causing them to be too large for some of our smaller gardens. By Abby Lapides [This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener July/August 2018.] Our Missouri natives provide beautiful blooms on tough plants. Some of these

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Clematis: Queen of the Vines

a photo of Clematis Rooguchii

Profusions of flowers climbing up a trellis, spilling over walls, creeping through the garden as a showy groundcover, Clematis do it all. By Abby Lapides [This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener June 2018 issue.] Profusions of flowers climbing up a trellis, spilling over walls, creeping through the garden as a showy groundcover, Clematis do it all. Clematis

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