The New Gardener: Completing the setup of the raised bed gardens

Note: With the guidance of editor Doug Oster, new gardener Mike Palm will be chronicling his adventures (or perhaps misadventures) Read the full article…

April 30, 2018

Compost tutorials, plant sale on the horizon in Western Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Resources Council has a number of workshops in Allegheny County including one focused on backyard composting and another Read the full article…

April 27, 2018

Daffodil Hortus in Washington County is Joseph Hamm’s paradise

The sound of clinking metal plant tags jangled about by the wind echoes though Joseph Hamm’s Daffodil Hortus, one of Read the full article…

April 24, 2018

Perennials provide low maintenance and great beauty

As the tiny sprouts of hosta stems emerge through the cool spring soil, other perennials join them in waking up Read the full article…

April 24, 2018

Solar-powered weeding robot under development

Weeding your garden is not always fun. So why not let a machine take over the drudgery of that chore? Read the full article…

April 20, 2018

Angora Gardens provides therapy for clients, public and staff

Julie Pecora is sitting in the greenhouse at Angora Gardens with temperatures inside hitting a balmy 80 degrees. It’s just Read the full article…

April 19, 2018

Pennsylvania officials gear up to fight invasive spotted lanternfly

The spotted lanternfly first arrived in Pennsylvania in 2014, and state and federal officials and Penn State educators and researchers Read the full article…

April 17, 2018

Historical horticulture documents to be preserved with $200K grant

The National Endowment for the Humanities doled out $18.6 million in grants for nearly 200 projects across the country, including Read the full article…

April 15, 2018

MLB pitcher Adam Wainwright discusses love of gardening

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright missed the 2011 season after having Tommy John surgery on his throwing elbow, but Read the full article…

April 14, 2018

The New Gardener: Choosing a size and type of garden

Note: With the guidance of editor Doug Oster, new gardener Mike Palm will be chronicling his adventures (or perhaps misadventures) Read the full article…

April 13, 2018

Summer bulbs are planted now, great info from Brent Heath

“Digging bulbs is hard, hot, dirty work,” Brent Heath said with a laugh. He was talking about growing up working Read the full article…

April 11, 2018

The New Gardener: Picking a garden location

Behind the scenes, I’ve been helping out on Everybody Gardens for the past year. All the knowledge I’ve soaked up Read the full article…

April 4, 2018