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.
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
Small tree removal
Build raised bed boxes
Build cold frames and hot boxes
Rainwater recovery systems:
Swales and berms
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