Bedner's Farm & Greenhouse
  • Weekly News, 08.01.22

    Happy August! A few of us are on the road this week at the National Perennial Plant Symposium, so I’ll keep this brief. Here are a few notes this week: we recently planted up some fresh, colorful container gardens. If you need something fresh to get you through to fall,...

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  • Weekly News, 07.26.22

    Hi gardening friends, One of the to-do’s on our July gardening checklist is to visit other gardens. I’ve always loved visiting our customers’ homes to see what you create with the plants that you get from us. I always admire their hard work and come away inspired. Recently I had...

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  • Weekly News, 07.20.22

    Hello, Have you been by to pick up some of our fresh produce yet this summer? Did you even know that we grow fresh vegetables? A lot of people visit us in the spring only, and don’t realize that we are here to serve you through other seasons too—summer, fall,...

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  • Weekly News, 07.12.22

    Hello there, Do you do much reading? My book list from the last few years was mostly on business topics, but recently I read a fun book—The Secret Garden, by Francis Hodgson Burnett. I only came upon it because it was a recommended read aloud for our home school botany...

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  • Weekly News, 06.29.22

    Hi there, I hope that you’ve had some time to be outside and enjoy the garden lately. Watering during the super hot summer days can feel like a chore sometimes, but I try to take in the daily changes and growth whileI’m watering. One recent morning I was frustrated and...

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  • Weekly News, 06.01.22

    Hello gardening friends, I was excited to come across this quote by EO Wilson – “Just being surrounded by bountiful nature, rejuvenates and inspires us.” It has the same two words that are in our Mission statement: We provide our community with Quality plants, products, services, and experiences that rejuvenate...

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  • Weekly News, 05.24.22

    Hello there, I hope that you’ve had some time recently to get in the garden and get your hands dirty! I had so much fun on Saturday night planting over sixty Sunpatiens in my patio pots and landscape beds. This year I decided to plant all seven of my pots...

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  • Weekly News, 05.17.22

    Hi there, Who else can’t wait for fresh, homegrown vegetables? Do you grow your own food at home? I wasn’t fortunate to grow up with gardening. My dad had a small vegetable garden for a few years, but I never helped him or learned what he was doing. I got...

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  • Weekly News, 05.11.22

    Happy Wednesday Friends, Did you know that just 20 minutes a day in a garden can reduce stress levels? There is even scientific evidence to prove it, such as this one that studied the impact of a hospital garden on burnout among nurses. During the month of May, we are...

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  • Weekly News, 05.03.22

    Hi there, The weather has seemed to finally break and we are in full spring planting mode! The garden center is fully stocked and ready for eager gardeners. The hanging baskets are all beginning to explode with color. Not to put a damper on things, but to be perfectly honest,...

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  • Weekly News, 04.26.22

    Hello gardening friends, With Arbor Day this Friday, I’m thinking about trees with thanks this week. It was a Horticulture class at CCAC called “Woody Plant Identification” by Joann Hall that really opened me and Russ’ eyes to trees. For years I didn’t always notice or admire the huge catalpa...

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  • Weekly News, 04.12.22

    Do you have a favorite plant or flower that holds special meaning in your life? A favorite plant of Russ and I is the passion flower vine. We had a huge passion flower hanging basket on the second floor deck of our first apartment in Carnegie, over twenty years ago....

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  • Weekly News, 03.08.22

    Hi friends, I hope that you’ve found some peace out in the garden or in nature lately. The recent warmer temps led me to do some early spring clean up in the garden. There is quite a mess after winter, including broken tree limbs and branches, uneven ground from thawing...

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  • Weekly News, 02.08.22

    Have you been outside taking walks lately, exploring the beauty of wintertime? I know, I know, it’s winter! It’s cold! Well I hope that doesn’t stop you. I recently bundled up to walk around our landscape to admire the winter interest of our perennials, trees and shrubs. Snow pants, snow...

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  • Weekly News, 01.11.22

    Happy New Year Plant Friends, This time of year, especially for us gardeners, we’re spending a little more time “being” and less time “doing” things, aren’t we? The days are short and the plants in the garden don’t need us so much right now. One writer, Mandy Arioto, describes this...

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  • Weekly News, 12.07.21

    I got to get creative doing my winter containers at home on Sunday, and it was so much fun! It almost didn’t happen because the day was busy and by the time I gathered everything that I needed, it was getting dark. I tried to go faster, because I REALLY...

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  • Weekly News, 12.1.21

    I am one that likes to enjoy the season while we’re actually in the season. I don’t like to jump ahead and rush things. In the summer, I just want to soak in all that is happening and not think about buying Halloween candy or back to school supplies yet,...

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  • Weekly News, 11.22.21

    There’s something special about working with your hands and creating something beautiful from nothing. During the holiday season, our goal is to help you to enjoy that magic. One way we aim to do that is through our workshops. It’s so much fun to set out all of the materials,...

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  • Weekly News, 11.16.21

    Hello, In between the hard work and challenges of life, it’s nice to have reasons to celebrate. At our staff meeting last week, we celebrated our first place win in the Observer-Reporter’s Best of the Best People’s Choice Awards for “Best Garden Center”! We’ve been nominated in this category and made...

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  • Weekly News, 11.09.21

    Hi there, One of our Core Values here at Bedner’s is Education. Our goal is to always be learning and growing, so that we can maintain the level of excellence that we aspire to, and then share our knowledge with the community. In order to “add things to this world”,...

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