Frost Advisory & Freeze Warning In Effect For Start Of Memorial Day WeekendMemorial 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.
Best Places To Pick Summer Fruit In PittsburghSummer has finally arrived and the Pittsburgh region is blessed with a myriad of farms and marketplaces to enjoy picking favorite fruit choices.
Best Easter Events For Kids In PittsburghGet your cameras and baskets ready as there are many events in around the city for the kids to enjoy this Easter.
Local Farmers Praying For Rain This is a challenging growing season for farmers. First a warm winter then an early spring frost and now fields are frying.
Wacky Weather Impacts Local Fruit HarvestsFarmer Reed Soergel, and his dog, Dozer, a ground hog specialist, are checking out the lay of the land. A warm spell in March forced fruit trees to flower and apples and peaches began growing about three weeks early. Then temperatures plunged.
Best Outdoor Kids Birthday BashesAre you sick of throwing your kid the typical birthday party in your backyard or at a swimming pool? Take a look at this guide of some great places to throw your child’s birthday party.
Soergel's Orchard Hurt By Overnight FrostReed Soergel of Soergel's Orchard and Family Farm in Wexford estimates only about 30 percent of the apples in his orchard survived the snap.
Growers Prepare For Predicted FrostThe unusually warm spring has forced trees and perennials into full bloom, so the predicted cold snap with temps dipping below freezing could be a disaster for new growth.
Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Suri Visit Soergel OrchardsEvery weekend families pack this place in search of pumpkins for decorating, apples for eating and a little taste of the country in the heart of the suburbs. On Sunday, Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes and their daughter, Suri, arrived unannounced.
Drought Watch Calls For Voluntary ConservationThe Department of Environmental Protection has declared a drought watch. It's a call for voluntary water conservation.
Best Plant Nurseries In PittsburghIt's often said the best nursery is the closest one to your house. Here's the green thumb gardeners' guide to places around Pittsburgh.