Gardening


 From left, Lauren Delorenze of Phipps Conservatory’s Homegrown project helps Ophion and Argena Hall plant kale, cabbage and collard greens in the backyard of their Homewood home.

Phipps Conservatory helps Homewood residents plant gardens

Phipps Conservatory on course to plant 60 backyard gardens for Homewood residents in program funded by Hillman Foundation.

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 The sun garden looking back toward the main house and an outbuilding at Clare and Duncan Horner's second home in Wind Ridge, Greene County.

Greene County farm is a testament to plants' toughness, her smart choices

Clare Horner’s winning Greene County garden was constructed with a backbone of hardy plants that survive nicely on little TLC.

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Fall is the perfect time to plant a new lawn

The job can be broken down into three parts: soil preparation, planting and post-planting care.

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 A waterfall cascades down rocks into a fish pond in Tamara Myers and Janice Irwin’s garden at their home in Bethel Park.

Going big creates a watery oasis in a Bethel Park backyard

Tamara Myers and Janice Irwin created a peaceful backyard oasis and for that they are winners in the Post-Gazette's Great Gardens Contest.

1 week ago


 Kitty Vagley and Jeff Neubauer in the back yard garden/patio of their South Side home that will be on the South Side garden tour.

Green alleys: South Side tour opens gates on hidden gardens

Adjacent alley gardens show possibilities of small spaces on South Side Garden Tour on Sunday.

2 weeks ago


 The backyard garden of Lonnie and Melissa Hoey will be featured on the Manchester House + Garden Tour.

Stylist creates an easy-care garden in Manchester

It's one of a half-dozen stops on the Manchester House + Garden Tour from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

3 weeks ago


Open house at North Park and South Park to celebrate summer

Garden in the Parks on Saturday will include guided tours of North and South Park demonstration gardens, tips and ice cream.

3 weeks ago


 An eggplant flea beetle on a potato plant.

How to identify the eggplant flea beetle

Eggplant flea beetles are causing problems in vegetable gardens.

1 month ago



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