Home & Garden notes: Master gardeners to share advice

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A Garden Forum featuring advice from master gardeners on native and deer-resistant plants, herb gardens, pruning, composting and more will be held Sunday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Generoasta Coffee, 901 Warrendale Village, Marshall  (15086). 

The master gardeners are: Martha Swiss from the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, Ann Ferguson from Best Feeds, designer Jan Groething, and Betty Anderson of the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden and coordinator for North Country Meals-on-Wheels, the event’s organizer.

Ask ’This Old House’

If you ever watched “This Old House” and wished the show’s experts would come and help you with a problem, now’s your chance.

The TV crew will be making a stop in Pittsburgh in September and they are looking for homeowners to feature in “Ask This Old House,” a regular segment on the popular PBS program. Submit questions related to plumbing, carpentry, landscaping and electrical systems. If you’re chosen, you will be visited by contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey or landscape contractor Roger Cook. As they work on your project, a crew will film a segment for an upcoming show. Visit www.thisoldhouse.com/askaquestion to enter.


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