New Mellon Park Urns Replicated From Historic Black-And-White Photos

May 11, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

Visitors to Mellon Park's exquisite Walled Garden will now be greeted by four grand urns that harken back to the original design of the garden.

Read More

Know Your Native Wildflowers: Trillium

May 11, 2016 by Scott Roller

Think about numbers in nature for a second.  Most animals have two ears, four legs. A dogwood blossom has four petals, while the eastern spring...

Read More

25 Ways To Celebrate Your Galentines and Valentines (Part 1)

February 2, 2016 by Lauryn Stalter

Whether you’re celebrating your Valentine, Galentine, or really anyone that you enjoy, we’ve compiled a list of date ideas — platonic or romantic!...

Read More

We've Only Just Begun: Get Ready For A Big Parks Year

January 8, 2016 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Last year was big for Pittsburgh's parks.

All year long Parks staff tended park gardens, monitored for threats like Asian longhorned beetle,...

Read More

What's in Bloom -- July 2015

July 6, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Read More

Life and Love Celebrated in Schenley Plaza

May 21, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

You might see a flower bed in Schenley Plaza with a plaque in tribute to Jacqueline Reid Gerjuoy among the daffodils that reads, She loved...

Read More

Star Light, Star Bright: Shining the Stars at Mellon Park Walled Garden

May 1, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

The cosmos is within us. We are made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself. Carl Sagan

Read More

What's in Bloom -- April 2015

April 24, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Our regular "What's in Bloom" feature typically highlights the exuberance of park gardens, blooming seasonally with all of the colors of the...

Read More

Native Plants and Transplants: Meet Our New Zone Gardener

December 18, 2014 by Parks Conservancy Staff

When I told my family I was moving to Pittsburgh after college, they could not understand why I would want to live in such a dirty city.

Read More

DIY: Autumn Cornucopias

November 7, 2014 by Kathleen Gaines

This week, we're revisiting one of our more popular craft posts to get in the Thanksgiving state of mind. Enjoy!

Read More