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Green Heart at Home

You've asked Phipps to help inform and inspire a new approach to living sustainably. Project Green Heart, launched in 2008, encompasses a growing number of initiatives to extend green living beyond our glass walls.

12-Month Gardening Tips

From checking stored-away bulbs in the dead of winter, to protecting early-spring strawberries, a yearlong primer.

Tips for Sustainable Gardening

How-to tips on mulching, composting, preventing pests, retaining rainwater and otherwise going green on the garden.

Top 10 Sustainable Plants

Smart plant selection is the single most important way to create a low-maintenance, high-enjoyment garden.

Ask Dr. Phipps GreenLine

Perplexed by houseplants? Besieged by garden bugs? Ask Dr. Phipps…

The Green Journal

Capture sudden insights, seasonal reflections and even glean sustainable tips from the experts at Phipps.

Sustainable Lawn Care and Landscaping

Checklists, resources and our list of professionals who have completed Phipps' Sustainable Practices course.

Pittsburgh Resources

Learn why our region is considered a model for post-industrial sustainability.

Recommended Local Nurseries

Buy local from these Phipps recommended nurseries to ensure smart, sustainable plants.

Renewable Energy

Learn how you can reduce your environmental impact by investing in wind power and carbon reduction projects.

Plant A Rain Garden

For the avid gardener or the eco-consious, managing stormwater can be done easily and beautifully, one rain drop at a time.