Tamara Myers and Janice Irwin created a peaceful backyard oasis and for that they are winners in the Post-Gazette's Great Gardens Contest.
Adjacent alley gardens show possibilities of small spaces on South Side Garden Tour on Sunday.
It's one of a half-dozen stops on the Manchester House + Garden Tour from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Garden in the Parks on Saturday will include guided tours of North and South Park demonstration gardens, tips and ice cream.
Eggplant flea beetles are causing problems in vegetable gardens.
History, architecture and flowers come together in Manchester House + Garden Tour on Aug. 9.