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Some good news! You can now bring your soil samples to Brightside St. Louis to have them tested. Quality soil is the key to a healthy lawn and garden and now we can help. The Horticulture Specialists at the MU Extension will examine your soil’s pH level and vital nutrients. In addition to scientific results, you will […]
This Sunday, June 24th, The Sustainable Backyard Tour takes place all over St. Louis from 11 AM to 4 PM. Here at the Brightside St. Louis Demonstration Garden we’ve been pruning and watering in preparation for the event; stop by and check out our garden. In addition to what we have on display, more than […]
Porous Concrete. Seems like two words that probably shouldn’t go together (unless you like bad concrete). Not anymore, however! This nifty little substance is a great example of how environmental awareness can walk hand in hand with pragmatic efficiency. The beauty of porous concrete is just that – it is porous, allowing rainwater to run […]
One of the stranger but more more innovative ideas we’ve seen of late. Free Wi-Fi for public spaces fueled by the amount of dog poop that is properly disposed of. Yes, you heard us correctly and we’ll even repeat it: free WiFi that is fueled by doggy doo-doo in your favorite public spaces – places […]