If You Don’t Know Tower Grove Park, You Don’t Know St. Louis

This was the core of my world for nearly a decade. Beautiful St. Louis. One of the most floral of cities. Tower Grove Park alone contains 7,500 trees, of over 325 varieties, as well as innumerable plants and flowers in an elongated rectangle that ripples on in waves for two miles. The legend is that Henry Shaw imported every single species of tree and flower that could grow in St. Louis’ deciduous soil and planted them in the 289 acres of Tower Grove Park and on his estate, the now world-famous Missouri Botanical Garden. I miss living a mere four blocks from all of this beauty. I miss it so much.

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2 Comments

  1. stacy said,

    November 24, 2009 at 3:34 pm

    this is a pretty place imagine it being your back garden it would be lovely.
    you must be a down to earth type.

  2. Teyonna M said,

    October 28, 2010 at 3:11 am

    I live in St. Louis and am ashamed to say that unfortunately I have never had the pleasure of experiencing Tower Grove Park….why, i’m not sure…I guess I just never heard too much about it…but I will definitely be checking it out soon. Thanks for your tip, and thanks for the great pictures!


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