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A New Garden Design Book Tells the Secrets of the Pros

Pittsburgh, Pa. (April 12, 2013) – Award-winning landscape architect Billy Goodnick’s new book, YARDS: Turn Any Outdoor Space into the Garden of Your Dreams (St. Lynn’s Press, March 1, 2013), shows homeowners how to plan the perfect outdoor environment unique to their family’s lifestyle and budget – and have fun doing it. Goodnick is known […]

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Going Native with Wildflowers

Pittsburgh, Pa. (January 27, 2014) – One of the most talked-about trends in gardening today is wildflowers – those jewels of spring and summer everywhere. Families drive miles to witness their beauty in natural landscapes. Now, gardeners can easily and successfully cultivate these gorgeous hardy natives right at home, for year-after-year enjoyment.  A new book […]

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“Slow Flowers,” Debra Prinzing’s idea packed new book, invites gardeners and flower lovers to create their own seasonal and local bouquets.

Pittsburgh, PA (February 1, 2013) – Following the popularity of The 50 Mile Bouquet: Seasonal, Local and Sustainable Flowers (St. Lynn’s Press, April 2012), garden/lifestyle/design writer Debra Prinzing has created her personal sequel with Slow Flowers: Four Seasons of Locally Grown Bouquets from the Garden, Meadow and Farm (St Lynn’s Press, February 2013). The book […]

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Black Tulips and Gold Beets

Pittsburgh, Pa. (Sept. 12, 2013) – Don’t think gardening and sports have anything in common?  In his latest book, Pittsburgh garden personality Doug Oster brings Pittsburgh pride out into the garden: The Steel City Garden: Creating a One-of-a-Kind Garden in Black and Gold (St. Lynn’s Press, November 2013). Why black and gold? Pittsburgh is the […]

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What was Casanova’s Secret Weapon?

Pittsburgh, PA (December 12, 2013) – Are some plants aphrodisiacs, or is that just a myth?  Garden expert and plant detective Helen Yoest takes readers on a romp through history, lore and ethnobotany to find out how 45 of these plants got their ‘’hot” reputation – and what modern science has to say about it. […]

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