Bedner's Farm & Greenhouse
  • Landscape Project Feature

    Something to look forward to this summer: A Landscape Project like This One Project: New Pool Landscaping Details: Our clients are the lucky owners of a new pool, and they’ve entrusted us to create a beautiful outdoor space to share with family and friends. Plants: We chose low-maintenance plants that

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  • We Love Pollinators

    Fourteen years ago, June 17-23 was designated National Pollinators Week to address a serious decline in pollinators. And what began as an awareness campaign and desire to do the right thing, turned into an international celebration of a beautiful and vital element of our ecosystem. Pollinators are any insect or

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  • MEET MIKE

    Mike ran his own greenhouse for 13 years, was a man of steel (a U.S. Steel Worker) and is the Vice Commander of the Atlasburg VFW. You’ve probably seen him planting, watering and being indispensable. It’s nice to know the people behind the plants. Especially the ones who are generous

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  • MEET DOUG

    He’s been with Bedner’s for seven years, a Master Gardener since 2021, will take all the time in the world to help you grow, and missed qualifying for the 1972 U.S. Olympic Trials by just two seconds. It’s nice to know the people behind the plants. Especially the ones who

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  • The June Perennial and Houseplant of the Month

    Clematis and Gasteria ‘Okavango’ We’re paying a little more well deserved attention to a select perennial and select houseplant each month. You’ll find them in the garden center, and when you download the free Bedner’s app, you’ll save $10ea on your perennial and $4ea on your houseplant purchases during their

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  • Summer Container Recipe Playlist

    Welcome to the beautifully uncomplicated world of container garden design. We’re taking the guesswork out of it for you with our fool-proof planting recipes. Beautiful Day (U2) The “Beautiful Day” recipe is for part sun, (less than 6 hours of direct sun per day), and the plant list includes: Perennial

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  • MEET CAROL

    Carol is the consummate people person who came to Bedner’s after teaching high school special education for 32 years. She has a Master’s from Penn State and two amazing adult children, she believes in the power of good soil (Bumper Crop Soil Builder is the best) and she’s never met

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  • Container Q&A with Suzi Bedner

    Mixed Container Gardens are one of our specialties here at Bedner’s. Every February and March we plant up hundreds of containers for spring, and Suzi Bedner designs and takes care of them. Here, Melanie asks Suzi a few questions to learn how she makes the containers so beautiful and what

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  • The ‘Share Your Garden Story’ series: KAYLE’S GARDEN STORY

    We can learn a lot from each other. This week we’re finding inspiration in Kayle’s story of ‘growing mentors,’ inheriting a yard and plants from family and the idea that pulling weeds can transform over time from a chore to therapy. One of the most enjoyable parts of our job

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  • 6 MUST-HAVE, SPRING-BLOOMING PERENNIALS FOR SHADE

    Shade can be tricky. Especially if you’re looking for more than foliage. These pretty perennials really are made in the shade. It’s nice to have a little diversity and color in shady spots. This list includes six perennials—and multiple varieties—that thrive in six hours or less of sun per day.

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  • MEET ERIN

    Ask Erin, our Greenhouse Production Manager, Grower and Mom because she has her Master’s in Horticulture and loves plants so much, it’s almost impossible to pick her Top 3. When she’s not here, she loves spending time with her family and hiking anywhere in the Appalachians. It’s nice to know

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  • The May Perennial and Houseplant of the Month

    Astilbe ‘Deutschland’ and ‘Gynura aurantiaca,’ Purple Passion Vine We’re paying a little more well deserved attention to a select perennial and select houseplant each month. You’ll find them in the garden center, and when you download the free Bedner’s app, you’ll save $4ea on your perennial and $2ea on your

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  • MEET MADDISON

    An accidental plant taxonomy class and this biology major grew into our multi-talented Landscape Designer (lucky us). This superwoman studied art in the south of France, is on the Pittsburgh Dahlia Society Court of Honor and is a big believer in planting en masse for maximum impact. It’s nice to

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  • MEET MAUREEN

    If you see Maureen, our retail manager, she’s probably humming while she rocks our creative displays. Ask her about her civic-minded and successful grown children, her love for unusual foliage and when and where she’s seeing Dave Matthews Band next. It’s nice to know the people behind the plants. Especially

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  • Weekly News, 04.16.24

    One of the most enjoyable parts of my job is getting to see the joy that plants, gardening and beautiful landscapes bring to you. I have always loved getting to know you and your stories and how the experience of loving nature and plants brings us all together. Over the

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  • MEET LAUREN

    Our gracious grower, Lauren, is at home in conservatories, botanical gardens, farms and greenhouses, is partial to plants that look like tiny pairs of pants and loves googly eyes on just about anything. It’s nice to know the people behind the plants. Especially the ones who are generous about sharing

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  • MEET CAROLYN

    Our lovely Landscape Assistant grew up in her family’s greenhouse and orchard, did her Master’s internship at Bedner’s and gets to work with her dad every day. It’s nice to know the people behind the plants. Especially the ones who are generous about sharing their experience and expertise. This is

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  • MEET SHANNON

    As a plant parent to more than 100 houseplants, our Office Manager has a serious green thumb, adventurous spirit and will take art over team sports any day. It’s nice to know the people behind the plants. Especially the ones who are generous about sharing their experience and expertise. This

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  • The April Perennial and Houseplant of the Month

    Sisyrinchium ‘Moody Blues’ and the Tricolor Saxifraga We’re paying a little more well deserved attention to a select perennial and select houseplant each month. You’ll find them in the garden center, and when you download the free Bedner’s app, you’ll save $2 on your houseplant and $3 on your perennial

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  • Weekly News, 04.01.24

    view this week’s newsletter When we decided to feature our David Austin Rose selection this week, I immediately thought of our long-time customer and friend, Tammy Makoul. I had the pleasure of visiting Tammy’s home and garden in the summer of 2020 for a garden tour stop. In addition to

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