Bedner's Farm & Greenhouse
  • Attracting Pollinators

    August 8, 2014 Busy Bees and Butterflies By Meredith Laurence, Events Coordinator Environmental Educator, Annette Paluh, came to visit Bedner’s to present the topic “Busy Bees and Butterflies.” She began with some great facts and tips on having, and keeping, a plethora of pollinators in your home garden. She listed

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  • Preventing Leaf Spots

    August 8, 2014 How to Prevent Rudbeckia Leaf Spots By Beth Reid, Perennial Manager So what causes those ugly purplish-brown leaf spots on your Rudbeckia (Black-eyed Susans) and Echinacea (Coneflower)? Two fungi called Septoria and Cerospera. The infection usually starts on the lower leaves early in the season long before

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  • Chambersburg Peaches

    August 8, 2014 What’s So Special About Chambersburg Peaches? Thanks to the Polar Vortex the famous “Chambersburg peaches” are a little late this year, but they have finally arrived. Have you ever wondered what exactly was so special about the famed peaches? Here’s a little insight about the story behind

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  • Fall Vegetable Transplants

    August 8, 2014 Now’s the time to plant your cole crops! We have Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Kale and Swiss Chard available. They are $2.49/pack. Don’t know what cole crops are? Learn more here, from the Penn State Extension.

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  • Soap Making Class

    July 16, 2014. Have you ever thought about taking a soap making class? This is an enriching, fun learning experience — a great gift idea, or an adventure to enjoy with a friend. This is a hands-on class where you will learn about the history of Colonial soap making, how

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  • Painting with a Twist ~ Facebook Contest

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Share on our Facebook page a photo of your favorite plant that you got here at Bedner’s. The photo that receives the most likes at the end of the week will win free registration for our upcoming Painting with a Twist class on July 20th (a

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  • Unique Daylily

    ‘Simmons Overture’ Daylily Available Now Beth Reid, Perennial Manager   In honor of R.P. Simmons, chair of the Pittsburgh Symphony Board of Trustees, a new daylily, the Simmons Overture, was cultivated and is now ready for sale. The stunning lavender, gold and black flower was bred to produce more than

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  • 4th of July Sale!

    Friday, June 27 – Sunday, July 6 Enjoy 25% OFF the following Perennials: Brunnera, Heuchera, Disporum, Persicaria, Iris, Iberis, Alcea, Doronicum, Baptisia, Polygonatum, Bergenia, Amsonia, Alchemilla Beth Reid, Perennial Manager Enjoy 25% OFF Trees & Shrubs! Terms: Discount is good on plants originally priced $30 and up. Does not include

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  • New Items!

    June 10, 2014 We are excited to have some new items in stock: Masserelli Statuary, Fountainettes, and Birdbaths Birdfeeders and Food Earth Worm Castings Fish Fertilizer Dried Blood Nature’s Source Fertilizer (formerly known as Daniel’s) [widgetkit id=68]

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  • Current Store Specials

    August 6, 2014 Awesome savings – going on now! 4″ Herbs 3 for $9 4.5″ Potted Annuals $3 1-gallon Sunpatiens 4 for $20 Hibiscus Trees $20 10″ Hanging Baskets $15 12″ Hanging Baskets $25 18″ Moss Hanging Baskets $40 Flower Pouches $10 Select Trees & Shrubs on Clearance – look

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  • Fairy Gardening

    May 31, 2014. We have two upcoming events for all of you Fairy/Miniature Gardening enthusiasts! Fairy Garden Workshop. Sunday, June 29. 12pm – 3pm. Families and Children are welcome to come to a Fairy Garden workshop in our greenhouse. Feel free to bring your own container, or you can purchase

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  • Heucherella

    May 12, 2013. Sometimes referred to as Foamy Bells; Heucherella are a genetic cross between Heuchera, Coral Bells, and Tiarella Foam Flower. They have the amazing foliage of Heuchera and the flower power of Tiarella. The most exciting aspect of Heucherellas is their fantastic foliage which is colorful, large, and

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  • Growing Strawberries

    May 12, 2013. What could be more satisfying than berries from your own backyard? Strawberry plants can be either June-bearing, which means they produce one large crop each season, usually in June, or ever-bearing which produce fruit all season long. June-bearing strawberries are the first fruit to ripen and are

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  • Uses for burlap in the garden

    May 3, 2014 Check out these great ideas for using burlap in the garden!

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  • Sage Advice

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  • Western PA Garden & Landscape Symposium

    April 12, 2014. Linda (our Nursery & Landscape Manager) and Jesse, (our Landscape Designer), went on a field trip yesterday to the Western PA Garden and Landscape Symposium. Here they are posing with renowned plant breeder and author, Michael Dirr. Way to represent the home front, Linda and Jesse!

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  • Late Spring

    April 11, 2014. Just reminding everyone that spring is kind of late coming this year. So be patient, especially with your evergreens that are showing winter burn. It may be 2-3 weeks before you see some new growth. Then you can do some shaping and pruning. In the meantime, give

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  • Nursery and Landscape News

    A note from Nursery and Landscape Manager, Linda Boswell DID YOU KNOW that we can help you with: Delivery of Plants, Soil, and Mulch Landscape Design Plant Installation Also, we have added an additional 4,000 square feet of retail space in the tree and shrub area this year. We will

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  • Gift Cards – The Perfect Gift!

    Our store may be closed until April 2014, but our Gift Cards can still be purchased online. They make a great gift for the holidays, birthday, housewarming, get well, or thank you! We can mail them to your home or directly to the gift recipient. Click here to order.

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