Phipps will keep its Winter Light Garden open through Friday and the Garden Railroad and Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show through Feb. 28.
In these short winter days, there’s not enough light for plants to produce leaves.
Irish thatcher William Cahill finds a warm welcome in Pittsburgh when he tops off oak tree huts at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden.
Flowering crabapples come in many sizes and shapes plus a variety of colors ranging from white to bright red.
Why not plant a tree? They reduce energy costs and stormwater runoff and add value to homes.
New varieties of black-eyed Susans, salvia and zinnias among the top performers in North and South parks’ demonstration gardens.
“Nutcracker” fans have a chance to see and meet the Sugar Plum Fairy then catch the Winter Flower Show at Phipps Conservatory.
To avoid damaging grass, remove snow before treatment and use calcium chloride instead of sodium chloride to melt ice.
Cybister amaryllis are smaller than the usual holiday favorites but just as colorful.
When Mother Nature paints a fall landscape, she uses lots of red, orange and yellow. Enjoy fall foliage photos by PG readers and
Hickory tussock moth caterpillars won’t harm trees, but their stinging hairs will make your skin turn red.
Black, white, pink, orange, yellow and basic red heirloom tomatoes blow away grocery versions with their wild colors and flavors.
What color is your garden these days? If it’s as pretty as the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, send us your photos!
Carpenters union apprentices join with architects and contractors to design and build potting sheds that were recently installed in the
Monaca gardener takes her landscape to another level, and wins the PG’s Great Gardens Contest for a second time.
Some tropicals do fine inside in wintertime. Others should just go on the compost pile.
Chrysanthemums, other fall bloomers and storybook characters are the stars of the Fall Flower Show at Phipps Conservatory through Nov. 8.
Tree Pittsburgh will sell young oaks, magnolias and other native trees that do well in urban areas at tree sale on Saturday.
There’s lots to see and do this weekend, from a new show from Off the Wall to an orchid show.
The Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania will hold a free Fall Orchid Festival next weekend at Phipps Garden Center, 1059 Shady Ave.,
Lots to still see, do and watch this weekend — Phipps flower show, South Side StepTrek, “Saturday Night Live” and HBO’s John Oliver.
The school in the Quaker Valley School District has received two grants worth nearly $9,000 to encourage education in and through the arts.
Whether used as a tall, late-blooming perennial or as a groundcover, sedums are easy-to-grow, versatile plants in beds or containers.
Sharon Danovich's carefully designed vignettes made her the small garden winner in the PG's Great Gardens Contest, summer edition.
Petunias do look great for the first few months, but it is common for them to slow down in hot, humid weather.
Phipps Conservatory on course to plant 60 backyard gardens for Homewood residents in program funded by Hillman Foundation.
Clare Horner’s winning Greene County garden was constructed with a backbone of hardy plants that survive nicely on little TLC.
The job can be broken down into three parts: soil preparation, planting and post-planting care.
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.
For a tropical show in the shade, caladiums are the best bulbs around providing intense color from late May through September.
Tomatoes are also struggling with fungal diseases and weevils are bedeviling poplar, magnolia and sassafras trees. But there is hope!
The outdoor living space was slow to catch on in Western Pennsylvania, but more and more are investing and enjoying the view.
For three years Eric Kobal led tours at Fallingwater, but last fall he began a very special project as a landscape volunteer.
Henry Lauder’s walking stick infected with eastern filbert blight is probably too sick to save.
In Diane Sunderlin's garden, one of eight open Sunday for the Mt. Lebanon Public Library Garden Tour, the plants are in charge.
Intergeneric crosses save the best of both plants to create new flowers, trees and vegetables. You can even grow tomatoes and potatoes at
Slimy slugs are loving all this rain. Here's how to keep them from making a meal of your hostas and other plants.
Mt. Lebanon, Regent Square garden tours will feature chefs, chickens, painting competition and more on July 12.
Doug Oster, the PG’s Backyard Gardener columnist, has been honored for his multimedia work.
The Fox Chapel garden of Bobbie Smith is a wonder, and less than 5 years old.
The Summer Short Course sponsored by Phipps Conservatory and Penn State Extension will feature Mr. Armitage on July 9 in Oakland.
Planting native flowers a great way to attract hummingbirds to your garden.
Many of my plants seem to have a disease. It starts out with small brown or black dots. Can you tell me what it is and how I can stop it?
Denise Schreiber, greenhouse manager for county parks, will show how to preserve fresh produce from the garden or farm market year round.
She says she’s not really a gardener, but the trees, shrubs and millions of other plants that surround her silently disagree.