Plants

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Frost Advisory & Freeze Warning In Effect For Start Of Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend normally signifies the unofficial start of summer. So, it only makes sense that a frost advisory and freeze warning will be in effect tonight.

05/22/2015

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Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests Away

Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs

05/21/2015

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Garden Guru Offers Advice To Deer-Proof Your Yard

Ask a gardener, and they will tell you that deer seem to be anywhere these days. So, how can you protect your garden from deer?

05/12/2015

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Choose Mother’s Day Flowers That Will Live Longer

Let your gift stand out by choosing flowers and plants that will last beyond the second Sunday in May.

05/08/2015

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Expert Shares Tips For Boosting Your Spring Garden

Unusually cold temperatures took a toll on our plants.

05/02/2014

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After Leak, People Worried But Want Plants To Stay

For Bonnie Wireman, the white plastic bag covering her kitchen faucet is a reminder that she can’t drink the water.

01/12/2014

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Baldwin Students Unveil Green Project To Help Reduce Flooding On Route 51

It’s a scene that has become all too familiar – Route 51 a raging rapids, unable to handle storm water.

10/29/2013

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Poison Hemlock Growing Rapidly In Pa.

It’s not as nasty as Giant Hogweed, which can leave you with burns if you touch its sap, but another weed is causing concern in Pennsylvania.

07/02/2013

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Police Looking For ‘Green Thumb’ Bandit

Pennsylvania State Police are hoping to catch a bandit with a green thumb red-handed.

06/19/2013

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Frost Advisory Issued For Saturday

Despite earlier summertime weather, a frost advisory will go into effect for Pittsburgh Saturday.

05/24/2013

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Protecting Your Plants During Winter’s Wild Temperature Fluctuations

Six more weeks of the winter we’ve had so far may not be too bad. It’s been mild by all accounts. But while many of us are loving the weather, plants on the other hand, are a little confused.

02/02/2012

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2 Men Facing Charges After Police Find Marijuana Plants In Home

Two men are facing charges after McKeesport police say they discovered an alleged marijuana growing operation in a local home. Police say narcotics detectives found 75 marijuana plants during an investigation at the home located in the 2900-block of Stewart Street on Thursday.

05/06/2011

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Best Plant Nurseries In Pittsburgh

It’s often said the best nursery is the closest one to your house. Here’s the green thumb gardeners’ guide to places around Pittsburgh.

CBS Pittsburgh–04/10/2011