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How to Deal with the Worst Squash Pest, the Vine Borer

June 2, 2021

By: Jackson Hambrick In St. Louis, right around now is the time to start planting zucchini and summer squash. Theseplants love our long summers and produce lots of fruit but…  Read More

The Wonderful World of Overwintering Brassicas

May 3, 2021

By: Dean Gunderson When you have a garden in St. Louis you have plenty of produce in the summer and fall and usually well into winter through things like squash,…  Read More

2020 Variety Trial Results

February 19, 2021

In 2020 we did two different variety trials at our Demonstration Garden.  A variety trial is simply growing two or more varieties of the same crop in the same place…  Read More

Growing Water Chestnuts in St. Louis

February 5, 2021

by: Dean Gunderson If you want to try something new and different this year and still get a fair amount of food than water chestnuts are worth a try. There…  Read More

Low Tunnels

September 11, 2020

by: Dean Gunderson One of the most adaptable items in the gardens is a good set of wire or pvc hoops to create low tunnels.  Depending on what fabric goes…  Read More

Demonstration Garden Update August 19, 2020

August 19, 2020

by: Dean Gunderson This has been an interesting year in the demonstration garden for sure. We miss all the people we usually get to see on Saturdays so wanted to give…  Read More

Gateway Greening’s Growing Gardeners Contest

July 7, 2020

For the month of July, we want to challenge youth gardeners to engineer an original solution to a problem in the garden. Send in your pictures or videos and a…  Read More

The Ever Controversial Japanese Beetle Trap

June 29, 2020

by: Dean Gunderson To trap or not to trap, that is the ever present question when it comes to Japanese beetles. The shiny green Japanese beetle was introduced to the…  Read More

Action Steps

June 25, 2020

As Gateway Greening works to address equity and justice, we commit to the following action steps.

Statement From Gateway Greening

June 15, 2020

Gateway Greening continues to be deeply saddened by the effects of police brutality in our communities, both locally and nationally. We have been taking this time to reflect on our organization’s…  Read More