Artists fool and delight the eye with beautiful glass creations among the plants at Phipps Conservatory's summer flower show.
Flower Lady offers plants from her garden to help friend with cancer.
Hardy cyclamen a great choice for ground cover in shaded areas as long as the soil drains well.
Dahlia sale; Composting workshop; Bonsai show; Greensburg Garden Tour
This potted plant has been in family 32 years, and it just keeps getting better.
Italian immigrants have uncovered innovative ways to grow sweet figs in Western Pennsylvania's climate.
Moon gardens offer magic of an all white garden dressed up for a night out.
If there is one plant that can dominate a garden, it's Chinese wisteria.
Local residents turn up four-petaled versions of white, red trillium, which gets its name from its usual three.
Growing fig trees in containers is an easier way to grow your own nature's candy.
Go with color, vertical elements and coconut liners to create breathtaking spring basekets.
Butler County Symphony Association's second annual garden tour will be June 15.
Looking for Father Max's four-petaled trillium is a great excuse to get out in the woods of Westmoreland County.
The number of years vegetable seeds remain viable varies widely depending on what you're growing.
Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Botanic Garden kick off 11th annual Great Gardens Contest.
The annual Phipps Conservatory Summer Flower Show opens today.
Clematis vine earns its royal nickname with huge variety of blooms, colors and styles.
How-to program on fairy house construction, hard-to-recyle item collection, plant sale coming up.
Dig dandelions instead of spraying.
Don't use a rotary tiller to improve spring soil. Add compost, other amendments.
Small space in the garden doesn't have to limit what kind of fruit trees you grow.
Even when there are no "leaves of three," here's a way to identify -- and stay away from -- poison ivy.
Chinese snowball viburnum is a large and flashy import well worth a spot in the garden.
Phipps Summer Flower show features flowers, towers, mammoth skeletons, birds and other art made from glass.
Joseph Tychonievich is author of a new book on plant breeding for the home gardener.
Michael Bros. Nursery in West Deer is hosting a free Spring Preview Party from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.
Nursery manager Joseph Tychonievich comes to town April 20 to lecture on the subject of alpines and rock gardening.
Scented geraniums provide fragrance in the garden and flavor in the kitchen.
Trip to Chelsea Flower Show in England, Butler and South Hills home shows, repair classes, garden talks and plant sales.
Has anyone seen spring? Cedar Creek Park in Rostraver is a good place to look for early blooming wildflowers.
Author brings tough-love gardening mantra to the Garden & Landscape Symposium of Western Pennsylvania on April 20.
'Homestead Purple' verbena stands above the others in hardiness, color and all-around good looks.
If you always thought of rosemary as a tasty herb for poultry or pork, you're missing what it has to offer in the landscape.
Rose rosette disease can travel from multiflora roses to your garden roses. Nip it in the bud.
"Gracious Living" talk at Art in Bloom, first South Hills Home Show, Garden & Landscape Symposium set; daffodil show canceled.
Two Flower Tents have opened in the area. These seasonal garden shops will sell plants through Easter, March 31.
Orchid Society show hopes to snag new orchid enthusiasts.
PSO plays "The B-Sides" with Mason Bates, "Campus Superstar" at Hillel JUC, "Bubble Time" at Intl. Children's Theater, orchids at Phipps ...
An epidemic is facing impatiens. What will this season hold for gardeners?
The Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania will host its annual free show next weekend at the Phipps Garden Center.
Glauca, rugosas, tough climbers and miniatures may be the secrets to success when growing roses in the garden.
Wisteria plants going through a juvenile growth stage can take five to 10 years before producing flowers.
Step into 'The Secret Garden' at Phipps Conservatory's spring flower show opening today.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Oakland is hosting a Yoga Festival through Thursday.
Seeds grow well under 4-foot shop lights, but make sure the lamps can be lowered and raised to keep the bulbs 4 to 6 inches above the
Two-spotted spider mites are the culprits for bleached-out palms. They can be controlled by horticultural oil.
Powdery mildew looks bad on lilacs but isn't life-threatening. Try resistant cultivars.