Surprise Spring Cold Snap Tested Pittsburgh Gardens

Surprise Spring Cold Snap Tested Pittsburgh Gardens

Most plants shook off a recent cold snap. Here’s a list of plants and when to get them in the ground.

Everything You Need to Know About Growing A Lush, Organic Lawn

Everything You Need to Know About Growing A Lush, Organic Lawn

Don’t buy into the “Great Lawn Lie.” You can have a great organic lawn.

Everything You Need to Know About Growing A Lush, Organic Lawn

Everything You Need to Know About Growing A Lush, Organic Lawn

Don’t believe the “Great Lawn Lie.” Nothing will outgrow grass when it’s happy. Organic lawns are safe for all of us.

Tour the Spring Flower Show at Phipps with Doug from PTL

Tour the Spring Flower Show at Phipps with Doug from PTL

I spent the day with Laura Schoch, a display horticulturist at Phipps Conservatory, exploring “Canopy of Color,” the Spring Flower Show . I was blown away by the show and I’m excited for you to see it on Pittsburgh Today Live. Here’s the show. You…

Planting Peas and Other Early-Spring Crops to Start on now

Planting Peas and Other Early-Spring Crops to Start on now

St. Patrick’s Day signals the start of planting, but there’s still plenty of time to get seeds and plants in the ground.

How to garden: There’s no such thing as a green thumb!

How to garden: There’s no such thing as a green thumb!

How to garden: There’s no such thing as a green thumb

Chanticleer Garden designs with vegetables as COVID begins. Donates nearly 5000 pounds of produce.

Chanticleer Garden designs with vegetables as COVID begins. Donates nearly 5000 pounds of produce.

The team at Chanticleer Garden switched gears last year as the pandemic began. Unsure of when they would be able to open, they decided to grow vegetables in many of the gardens. Using them as design elements where flowers would usually go. Not only were…

Unique snowdrop and homemade container evoke memories of garden friends

Unique snowdrop and homemade container evoke memories of garden friends

A special spring flower and a handmade container bring back memories of two garden friends.