Bedner's Farm & Greenhouse
  • When to Sow Seeds

    First you need to determine when the risk of frost for your area is over. In the Pittsburgh area, our average last frost date in the spring is May 14. After that date, there is always a slight chance of frost, so it’s important to check the forecast for lows

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  • Weekly Newsletter, 2.25.21

    Hello friends, Warm greetings to you on this sunny, February day. Can we talk about dolls for a second? Russ and I have 8-year-old and 4-year-old girls, so we are learning all about dolls these days. I must say that dolls and their fashion sense are quite a bit different from when I

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  • Weekly Newsletter, 1.20.21

    Hi there! Our weekly newsletters deferred to monthly for January and February, as there isn’t quite as much news to report when the garden center is closed. However there is still plenty going on behind the scenes to give you a little update. In November my mom, my sisters and

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  • Weekly Newsletter, 12.16.20

    Hi friends, I’m writing to you later in the day than usual because I had a fun morning outside decorating for winter. Russ stayed with our girls, and I had a blast creating winter arrangements in our huge, stone planters. They are 24″ and 29″ stone pots from Masserelli’s, where

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  • Weekly Newsletter, 12.9.20

    Hi friends, We still have Christmas trees! Word on the street is that many farms and garden centers are already sold out for the season. How can that be? There are a couple of reasons, and the simple answer is high demand + low supply. Why the high demand? Many of us are home

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  • Meet the Staff, Maddy Manz

    Maddy Manz, Sales Associate Maddy has been on our Team for three years now as a Sales Associate. She is a student at Waynesburg University studying for a pre-med degree. Favorite thing about your job: always learning about plants and working with great employees Top 3 favorite plants: coleus, succulents, and

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  • Largest Evergreen Wreath in PA

    Largest Evergreen Wreath in PA to Inspire Socially Distanced Joy this Season We’ve created the largest handmade, live evergreen wreath that the city of Pittsburgh, and probably Pennsylvania, has ever seen! This handmade creation will be on display at our greenhouse location for all customers who stop by to enjoy

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  • Weekly Newsletter, 12.2.20

    Hi there, It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here! Our store is now stocked with live Christmas trees, wreaths, winter containers, poinsettias, Christmas cactus, cyclamen, gift ideas, and more! Our staff has been busy hand-assembling beautifully decorated porch pots and wreaths. All of the creations we make are misted

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  • Our First Christmas at Bedner’s

    How to get in the holiday spirit. We need Christmas spirit this year, maybe more than ever. So for the first time, we’ll be busy filling Bedner’s with handmade winter containers and wreaths, bunches of fresh, fragrant greenery, poinsettias and the prettiest Frasier Fir and Concolor White Fir Christmas trees

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  • Meet the Staff, Tristan Stayduhar

    Tristan Stayduhar, Retail Manager Tristan has been with us as Retail Manager for going on three years now. He has a retail background with the luxury retailers Armani and Benetton, as well as landscape design and maintenance experience as an estate gardener. Tristan’s love of both retail and plants combined

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  • Weekly News, 11.18.20

    Happy almost- Thanksgiving! We’re getting in the holiday spirit around here and are loving being open past Halloween. It’s been exciting to see the greenhouse transforming with all of the fresh new plants, products and workshops. There is still so much to see and do in the gardening and plant

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  • Angel Tree 2020

    WHO? Benefits 47 residents of a low-income, senior housing building in Canonsburg. WHAT? A collection of Christmas gift donations. HOW? We have received anonymous information for each resident, including a number assigned to them for tracking, their gender, age, and gift ideas for their individual needs and wants. Angel ornaments are hung

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  • Meet the Staff, Cyndi Nickerson

    Cyndi Nickerson, Sales Associate Did you go to college? I did not go to college. I started at Bell of Pa. a week after graduating high school and retired at 49 years old with 31 years of service. How long have you worked at Bedner’s? I have been with Bedner’s

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  • Weekly News, 11.11.20

    Hi friends, I hope that you’ve been able to enjoy the great weather this past week. Russ and I got to have some fun in the garden on Sunday. We cleaned out our container gardens, pulled out annuals from beds, blew leaves… ok that part wasn’t so much the fun

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  • Challenge Plant Competition!

    Are you up for the challenge? Stay connected with your gardener friends at Bedner’s by purchasing this year’s challenge plant - Streptocarpus ‘Grape Ice’ and growing along with us! Share photos of your plant while you groom it for perfection at our Blue Ribbon Judging Event on April 10th.

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  • Meet the Staff: Scott Davies

    Scott has been with our Landscape Team for five years now. He studied at both West Virginia University and Clarion University. If you've seen his work, you know that he exemplifies our Core Value of Quality. His landscaping knowledge, skills and dedication have produced some beautiful landscapes in our community. Thank

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  • Weekly News, 11.4.20

    Recently I mentioned that we had a family photo shoot, and I wanted to share one of our updated family pictures! The last one hanging on Suzi's wall has Hope as a newborn and Ruth nowhere to be found. Even though it can be a challenge to get everyone together,

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  • Produce Boxes – Now Available!

    We're offering a limited supply of fresh produce boxes each week. Orders have to be placed ahead of time online, and pickup options are this Saturday or Sunday between 10am-12pm. Everything is homegrown fresh in our greenhouses. Crops include lettuce, microgreens, sunflower sprouts, beet greens, baby beets, spinach, kale, peppers,

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  • Meet the Staff: Jessica Guiney

    Jessie works hard to keep things running smooth behind the scenes. She's a wiz with numbers and makes it all look easy, though it's definitely not! She studied Accounting and Business Management at CCAC and Carlow University, and understands working with family from helping to run her husband's concrete business.

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  • Weekly News, 10.28.20

    When was the last time you painted a pumpkin? If it's been awhile, (or never!), I highly recommend visiting us this Saturday between 1-3pm to paint your own. These two were painted by our 7-year old, Hope. I painted one too, though I'm not as creative so I asked google

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