New Gardener: Dying cucumbers and a full garden update

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

June 29, 2018

Tropical plants offer color, texture and more at the Pittsburgh Zoo

Frank Pizzi is dwarfed by a giant banana tree with dark metallic purple stems and almost impossibly huge strapping leaves Read the full article…

June 28, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Bladdernut, fungus gnats, rose black spot and more

Gardening editor Doug Oster gets asked a lot of questions. A lot. And he doesn’t mind offering gardening advice. But Read the full article…

June 27, 2018

Popcorn Plant

Father’s Day present from my daughter. This popcorn plant needs full sun. Found the perfect spot for it to grow Read the full article…

June 26, 2018

Peas are in!

The kids and I love checking to see which peas are fat enough to pick each day. Today we had Read the full article…

June 25, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Poison ivy, black-eyed Susans and container mix

Gardening editor Doug Oster gets asked a lot of questions. A lot. And he doesn’t mind offering gardening advice. But Read the full article…

June 22, 2018

Fallingwater gets a new cutting garden with the help of two like minded horticuturists

As visitors descend a path from the welcome center toward the historic Fallingwater house in Fayette County, a group of Read the full article…

June 19, 2018

My Flower Garden

Love my golf ball planter!

June 18, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Cucumber beetles, hot pepper plants and planting potatoes

Gardening editor Doug Oster gets asked a lot of questions. A lot. And he doesn’t mind offering gardening advice. But Read the full article…

June 15, 2018

Japanese Courtyard Garden at Phipps gets refreshed by original designer

The calming sound of soft running water is ever-present throughout the Japanese Courtyard Garden at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Read the full article…

June 14, 2018

Tipsy Pots – Take 2

We tried putting our Tipsy Pots on a small dolly earlier this year to make it easier to turn. Well Read the full article…

June 13, 2018

New Gardener: Beans growing, tomatoes sighted and some struggles

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

June 7, 2018