Missouri, Missouri

The Gardener

We Are Improving Columbia, One Yard at a Time!

The Gardener

4563 Gibbs Rd.
Columbia, MO 65202
The Gardener, Landscapers & Gardeners, Services, Columbia, Missouri

Once the city gardener for the Columbia Parks system, John Relles now has the green thumb to help your yard bloom. As the owner of The Gardener, Relles brings his city-wide gardening expertise into your very own backyard. As a one-stop landscaping and lawn service, The Gardener has been providing new and exciting outdoor living areas since 1990.

Relles’ experience with Columbia’s native plants and shrubs gives him the extra knowledge and skills to ensure your yard grows beautifully and efficiently. The Gardener provides professional and personalized service for any of your landscaping or lawn needs. By analyzing your property, each plant or tree will be strategically placed to ensure optimal growth and beauty.

Using his experience from city gardening, each project is created and completed with professional and beautiful results. The Gardener offers a multitude of gardening services, including planting flowers, trees, and shrubs, and laying down mulch and topsoil. Their landscaping options also include patios, decks, walkways, retaining walls, lighting, fences, fountains, ponds, and waterfalls.

Whether you are looking to increase the value of your home or wish to create your very own outdoor sanctuary, The Gardener will work with your budgetary and spatial needs. You can start with a free, no-obligation landscaping analysis. Their friendly, professional, and exceptionally skilled team of landscapers will help you create the yard or garden of your dreams.

You can enjoy your very own paradise in your backyard with a little help from The Gardener. Call (573) 446-0802 today to schedule your consultation or visit online for more information on their services.

Announcements & Events from The Gardener
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How to Maintain Your Landscape in the Winter Months, Missouri, Missouri
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If you’re looking to spruce up your outdoor living space, consider adding a deck to your home.  A sturdy structure offers several practical and enjoyable ben...read more
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As the mums bloom, leaves fall from the trees, and bright orange pumpkins pop up on every doorstep, your landscape needs some maintenance. John Relles, owner of The Gardener, is here...read more
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Retaining walls are a great addition to any backyard and can help prevent extra soil and rocks from sliding down and destroying your landscape. These walls are usually made...read more
If you want to have the best-looking yard on the block, then you need to be an expert in horticulture, soil biology, engineering, and design. Luckily, the landscaping contractors at ...read more
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Spring is The Gardener's favorite season! It's a time of year when everyone is getting back into full gear with spring cleaning, landscaping, and gardening. Most importantly, it's wh...read more
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Your yard is an extension of your home — a place for your family to relax, play, and simply enjoy being outdoors. After nine years with the Columbia Parks Department, John Relles fou...read more
Harsh winter weather has a tendency to wreak havoc on your yard and fence. That’s why Columbia, Missouri, residents have come to depend on The Gardener year-round to help mainta...read more
As a former Columbia city gardener, John Relles and his team at The Gardener can help your yard with the same finesse and expertise. The Gardener has been the trusted choice for...read more
Before winter’s chill takes over, it’s essential to perform a few landscape measures that ensure a beautiful yard come spring. The talented gardening team at The Gardener in Columbia...read more
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The Gardener has perfected and refined landscapes now for over 25 years, providing landscaping, fences, mulch, retaining walls, outdoor lighting, decks, patios, gardening and wa...read more
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