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Pollinator Patches, LLC

Convert some of your lawn to productive soil

Nurture flowering native plants

Provide forage and habitat for pollinators 

Enjoy the colors, smells, taste, flutter and buzz

 of all our native plants and pollinators.

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail on Phlox
Mission Statement

Pollinator Patches, LLC exists to increase habitat and forage for pollinators in the St. Louis Metro region.

What We Do


Our Lady of Oregano

Services and Products

  • Convert turf to productive soil

  • Plant native grasses and flowering natives

  • Mowing Prairie Installation

  • Mulch and Compost delivery and placement

  • Clearing and Grading

  • Follow up mulching

  • Dead heading 

  • Small tree removal

  • Haul cuttings 

  • Build raised bed boxes

  • Build cold frames and hot boxes

  • Trellis work

  • Rainwater recovery systems:

Swales and berms

Rain gardens


  • Wildlife shelter, bird, bat and  bee houses

  • Gardener Support Services:              For gardeners who want to do the work themselves, we are available to perform tasks that you are not able to do or that you do not want to do that will further the nurturing of native plantings. Give me a call.

Cost of Work

Each situation has its own scope of work and specific requirements and challenges. Initial consultation and estimate are free.

The bill for work completed can be as quoted for a specified scope of work. This is usually a good way to do small jobs.

For jobs of larger scope and complexity Hourly Labor plus materials and equipment utilizations usually work best. 

Below are our typical rates for service and products offered:

Hand Labor: $50 per hour

    Moving material with hand tools, digging, mulch placement, general garden labor.

Delivery charge for up to 14 Cubic Yards of organic material dumped on site $100 plus material cost.   

Tractor with operator charge is $85

    Mowing prairie restoration, light grading, material handling, clearing and loading debris.

Fabrication and installation work priced by the item, wildlife shelter, trellises, etc.

Example of work scope and charges:

    Pollinator Patch - 200 square foot planting bed converted from sod in existing lawn using the smother         method covering the grass with cardboard and 3 to 4 inches of screened wood chips.​

  • Cost of Wood Chips                                                     $ TBD

  • Delivery of wood chips  or compost                        $100.00

  • Cardboard @ $0.10 per Square Foot                         $20.00

  • Place wood chips and cardboard (3 hrs)                 $150.00

  • Total for step one of lawn conversion                       $270.00



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