Where Quality Is Foremost

Landscaping

Baxter Gardens will design and install all of your residential and commercial landscaping needs – both on-time and on budget.

Hardscapes

Let us design and install the perfect Patios, Walkways and Retaining Walls using the highest-quality materials for any outdoor living area.

Irrigation & Lighting

We offer design, installation, and maintenance programs on your new or existing irrigation and low voltage lighting systems.

Maintenance

Keep your landscape beautiful with year-round service. We offer a full line of landscape and lawn maintenance services and solutions.

Why use Baxter Gardens?11174846_895708967158187_5877053787179530873_n

A family owned business established in 1971 and located in West St. Louis County Missouri, Baxter Gardens is recognized as one of the premier landscape companies in the St. Louis Metro area.  We are a full service landscape company offering a wide range of products and services.  Our design and installation services include landscaping, irrigation systems, patio design, retaining walls, waterfalls and fountains, low voltage outdoor lighting and maintenance.  We also have an extensive selection of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals to help bring your landscape alive.

We offer custom landscape design and installation of planting as well as design and installation of patios, retaining walls, water features, irrigation systems, and low voltage lighting.

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NEWS & ARTICLES

Why you shouldn't plant pear.

The Rise and Fall of the Bradford Pear

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Ornamental Pear was once the most sought after tree.  The abundant white flowers, dark glossy foliage, and spectacular fall color made this tree undeniably desirable.  In recent years, the Missouri Department of Conservation has been stringently working to alert people to the pitfalls of these pears.  So what's all the alarm about?  Find out why this one-time darling of street trees is now considered invasive and what you can plant instead.  
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Plant Profile: Stachys monieri ‘Hummelo’

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The first customer I sent 'Hummelo' home with, left the garden center with serious skepticism written all over her face.  The plant looked nice and was super healthy.  But despite the clean, bright green foliage, it was somewhat lacking from a retail standpoint.  Needless to say, she took it home and was calling me the following spring to order more.  So what seemingly underwhelming plant became her favorite and also became the Perennial Plant Association's 2019 Perennial Plant of the Year®?  
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