The Pittsburgh Monster Pumpkins Festival will offer chances to carve, drop, eat and even paddle them along the North Shore on Oct. 20-21.
The garden of Robert Couture is a riot of color and enthusiasm, bending to the whims of nature.
To make this delectable fruit last long after the growing season is over, it can be dried, canned and frozen.
The man who shaped Charleston garden style is Loutrel Briggs, a New York landscape architect who pioneered the idea of outdoor rooms.
Seven gardens have been chosen as finalists in the 2018 Great Gardens Contest. Winners will be featured in September.
The 11th annual Garden in the Parks field day on Aug. 18 will feature talks and tours of demonstration gardens in North and South parks.
The festival, which is free and open to the public, will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 11 on the grounds of Powdermill Nature Reserve.
Scratch the upper surface of your soil. If you uncover many worms writhing and twisting like snakes, you probably have jumping earthworms.
The online entry deadline for the 2018 Great Gardens Contest is Aug. 3. Maybe your garden will be the front of the PG Home & Garden section.
The 10-day Feria de la Flores features concerts, art and flower exhibits, a classic car parade and the unique culture of Medellin.
Even if you’re not a gardener, you will find inspiration at Garden Walk Buffalo, when 362 gardens are open for free tours on July 28-29.
Rose of Sharon, also known as hardy hibiscus, is a midsummer bloomer that is both undemanding and a showstopper.
The online entry deadline is Aug. 3 for the Great Gardens Contest sponsored by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Botanic Garden.
On July 22, the Morning Glory Inn and its courtyard garden will be one of eight stops on the fifth annual South Side Garden Tour.
The Wexford Garden and Pond Tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 14 will feature eight stops with fish, chickens and other creatures.
Two neighbors’ gardens are among six that will be open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 8 for the 28th annual Mt. Lebanon Public Library Garden Tour.
‘Millenium’ allium, which has rose-purple flower scapes in late summer, is the 2018 Perennial of the Year. Hops is the Herb of the Year.
Charles and Pat Shuker have worked since 1969 on their garden, one of five that will be featured on the Shaler Great Gardens Tour.
If you like to visit other people’s homes and gardens, this is your weekend, with three house tours and two garden tours.
Ponds, boulders and a Zen outdoor room are some of the features of the 11th annual Shaler Great Gardens Tour from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 24.
Black Urban Gardeners and Farmers of Pittsburgh Cooperation — also known as BUGS — have postponed the project until June 23 in Homewood.
Fourteen South Hills gardens will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 24 for the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden’s Town and Country Garden Tour.
Memorial Day is a reliable planting time for tomato seedlings in Allegheny County. You can plant earlier, but watch out for late frosts.
Post-Gazette staffers recommend these as must-do this summer.
The Pittsburgh Bonsai Society will be holding its 37th annual free show at the Phipps Garden Center in Shadyside on June 2-3.
Though herbs are sold in grocery stores, growing your own allows you to focus on favorites and try varieties you can’t find in stores.
Buy and learn how to use dill, lavender, sage and other herbs at the Herb Society's Plant Sale on May 19 at Beechwood Farms in Fox Chapel.
“Gardens of Sound and Motion,” the Summer Flower Show, runs through Sept. 30 at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
Phipps’ Summer Flower Show, “Gardens of Sound and Motion,” features interactive art, music and sound amid the summer blooms.
Penn State Master Gardeners visited their favorite nurseries and talked to local growers about exciting new annual plants for the season.