Chuck Leavell Documentary ‘The Tree Man’ Explores Pianist’s Legendary Music, Environmentalism

Chuck Leavell Documentary ‘The Tree Man’ Explores Pianist’s Legendary Music, Environmentalism

By Doug Oster September 29, 2021 Chuck Leavell is keyboardist and musical director for The Rolling Stones. He’s had a long, illustrious musical career as a member of the Allman Brothers. He’s also played with Eric Clapton, George Harrison, The Black Crowes, Train, Eric Church,…

What to do if you discover Spotted lanternfly

What to do if you discover Spotted lanternfly

Here’s what to do if you come across the invasive Spotted Lanternfly.

Garden Restores Once Scarred Landscape at the Carrie Blast Furnaces in Pittsburgh

Garden Restores Once Scarred Landscape at the Carrie Blast Furnaces in Pittsburgh

The Iron Garden at the Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark is one of Pittsburgh’s hidden treasures.

A Special Tour Through Highland Park’s Secret Garden, Choderwood

A Special Tour Through Highland Park’s Secret Garden, Choderwood

Choderwood is a wonderful secret garden in Highland Park.

Come with Doug to the Chelsea Flower Show, Gardens of England and Floriade in Holland, May 2022

Come with Doug to the Chelsea Flower Show, Gardens of England and Floriade in Holland, May 2022

I’ll be traveling to England and Holland to explore the Chelsea Flower Show, the gardens of England and a once in a decade celebration of flowers called Floriade in Holland. This is my third trip to the see the Chelsea Flower Show. It’s an amazing…

An Urban Garden Work of Art

An Urban Garden Work of Art

This Lawrenceville garden is an uban oasis, filled with wonderful plants.

The Hidden Life of Trolls at Phipps from PTL

The Hidden Life of Trolls at Phipps from PTL

The Hidden Life of Trolls at Phipps is an amazing display. It’s a fun Summer Flower Show.

Tribute to Pearl With a Pearl Bush: A Memorial Garden to Honor Loved Ones

Tribute to Pearl With a Pearl Bush: A Memorial Garden to Honor Loved Ones

May 5, 2021 When I posted a picture of my pearl bush (Exochorda) in full bloom on my Facebook page, Karen Tarr commented, “OMG, I have one blooming in honor of my mom, whose name was Pearl. Love the bush.” I reached out to Tarr,…