Bedner's Farm & Greenhouse
  • Bulbs to Blooms Competition

    Are you up for the challenge? Dahlia bulbs are on sale now through May 31, 2021 for $4.99 each. Get your dahlia planted and tend to it all summer, then bring your best cut flower or arrangement back in to Bedner’s on September 17 or 18. Celebrate with us at

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  • Tomato Plants

    This year we grew 15+ varieties of tomato plants in 4″ pots or 1-gallon pots. From roma and plum tomatoes, to thin-skinned heirlooms, to tiny mouth-sized, and large sandwich tomatoes… we have something for everyone! When you stop by to visit and see the tag that says “Bedner’s Favorites”, those

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  • Weekly News, 5.12.21

    Hi there, Are you one of the 16 million people who just started gardening last year? If so, I hope you had a successful season last year and have come back for more! When I started working here 23 years ago during my summer breaks from college, I knew not. one. thing. about. plants! Russ

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  • Plant Spotlight: Clematis

    Clematis is a climbing perennial vine that is great to grow on fences or a trellis. You can also let it spread as a ground cover with no structure to climb. The following varieties are available for purchase in-store or online with links: Abilene Alaina Andromeda Asao Candida Daniel Deronda

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  • Weekly News, 5.5.21

    Hello! You might have noticed, but I love quotes. In thinking about Mother’s Day coming up, and parenthood in general, the quote by Gretchen Rubin comes to mind, “The days are long but the years are short.” I heard this repeated once or twice in my mom’s group years ago,

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  • Spring Shopping Tips

    The spring season is definitely our busiest at the garden center. There’s so much excitement in the air as we come out from winter hibernation and cabin fever and get gardening again! Additionally, it’s a time of celebration… celebrating Moms, graduations, Memorial Day, and the beginning of summer. Here are

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  • Product Spotlight: Bumper Crop Soil Builder

    We LOVE Bumper Crop Soil Builder! We love it so much that we require that your trees and shrubs are planted with it for our 1-year warranty. It’s full of so much goodness– like shellfish compost; dark, rich earthworm casting, kelp, peat, aged bark, and lobster. The lobster body provides Nitrogen,

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  • Weekly News, 4.28.21

    Hello! If you know us, you know that we’re a little petunia crazy around here. Like any plant nerd, the catalogs come in, and well, we just can’t resist. Our Greenhouse Production Manager and Grower, Erin, carefully selected and grew 44 varieties this year! Maybe that’s too many choices, but hey, the more

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  • Russ’ Tips for Protecting Your Plants from Frost

      Quite a change outside from yesterday! We went from shorts and a t-shirt to pants and a parka! Here are a couple quick tips to care for your plants: Once the snow melts today, cover them with burlap or an old sheet. Do not use plastic. If it get

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  • Weekly News, 4.21.21

    Hello gardening friends, If you watched the Russ Recommends video last week, you saw that he warned of cold weather coming. Does he have some special superhuman skills to predict what we saw this morning? No, but some lessons learned the hard way and wise advice from his great-grandfather. We had

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  • Spring Flowering Perennials & Shrubs

    Here’s a look at some of the spring blooming plants available in-store, right now. Click the images for more info on each plant. Shop online for curbside pickup or local delivery, or visit in person for a better selection.

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  • Weekly News, 4.14.21

    Hi Friends, Remember that crazy wind we had a few weeks ago on Friday, March 26? Many of us in the area lost power, trees were blowing over, and more. On the farm that day, we experienced the destructive power of Mother Nature when the brand new plastic greenhouse covering that

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  • New Year, New Slogan

      Spring is here and a new season full of hope is upon us! Lessons learned from last year’s garden inspire this year’s improvements. The energy of new life and possibilities flows all around us. This week we introduce to you our new slogan– Homegrown Happiness. What is a slogan, anyway?

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  • 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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