Grow without soil indoors with hydroponics

It’s approaching 80 degrees in one of the greenhouses at Yarnick’s Farm in Indiana. The rows inside are filled with Read the full article…

November 24, 2016

Morning frost provides beauty

As the morning sun filters through colored leaves waking up the birds it reveals a thick coating of frost. It’s Read the full article…

November 23, 2016

The last planting; trees, shrubs and bulbs can still go in the ground

The sun has just peaked over the horizon on a chilly morning and starts to burn off a thick white Read the full article…

November 18, 2016

Free London travel presentation Monday Nov. 21 with Doug at Penn Hills Lawn and Garden

  I’ll be give a free presentation at Penn Hills Lawn and Garden on Monday Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. Read the full article…

November 16, 2016

Tomato discovered on WWII battlefield lives on

Dan Cummings was grounds supervisor at CCAC South Campus starting in the 1970s, where he befriended Joe Roberts, who enjoyed Read the full article…

November 11, 2016

There are many ways to put the garden to bed

The bright orangish-red leaves of a fothergilla shrub are one of the stars of the four-seasons garden right outside Linda Read the full article…

November 11, 2016

Little garden spider puts everything in perspective

On a springlike November day a tiny spider crawls along fuchsia colored flowers of smartweed methodically spinning a web between Read the full article…

November 8, 2016

History in miniature; tiny plants surround Phipps garden railroad

A large, red button is pushed for the third time, starting Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Trolley on another musical journey around Read the full article…

November 3, 2016

A celebration of fall in photos; flowers, weeds and seeds

I’ve heard gardeners say they get tired at the end of the season, ready to see the garden shut down Read the full article…

November 2, 2016