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The St. Louis Sales Office, managed by Bill Ruppert, serves customers in Missouri (from Columbia to the Mississippi River) and Illinois (Peoria to the southern borders).

1328 Forest Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122-6911
Web: http://www.nnpstl.com
Tel.: 314.966.0253
Fax: 314.966.1830

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 7:00am-6:00pm
Saturday 7:00am-NOON
Bill received his B.S. in ornamental horticulture and landscape design from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1980. Upon graduation, he began his horticulture career working at the University coordinating the landscape redevelopment and enhancement of the University of Missouri – Columbia campus which was a large part of (then) Chancellor Barbara S. Uehling's campus beautification initiative. In 1990, Bill assumed the management and ownership of the St. Louis office of National Nursery Products (NNP), a horticultural sales, marketing and consulting company representing regional and national wholesale growers of ornamental and environmental landscape plants.
Bill is past president and current treasurer of the Landscape and Nursery Association of Greater St. Louis and currently serves as the executive director of the Horticulture Co-op of Metro St. Louis, a professional trade organization that provides educational programming for its four-member green industry organizations. Bill also serves on a variety of non-profit boards and advisory committees including Gateway Greening, Missouri Botanical Garden Plants of Merit, Missouri Botanical Garden Horticulture Strategic Planning, Grow Native!, Mizzou Botanic Garden, St. Louis Community College – Meramec Horticulture Program, and Kirkwood in BLOOM.