The present form of the Allegheny County Seal was decreed by the Pennsylvania Legislature more than 100 years ago, and the colonial emblems have remained, taking on new significance.
Have questions about beekeeping? Want to learn the basics before making a large financial investment? Burgh Bees is offering three different options for those people considering their introduction course.
Diabetes is a very serious and costly disease. However, research has shown that those who learn to manage their blood glucose levels, eat healthy and exercise regularly can lower their risk of complications while leading an active and more productive life. Dining with Diabetes (DwD) is a Penn State Extension program designed to assist adults struggling with the dietary and lifestyle changes required after receiving a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes.
The 21st Annual Garden and Landscape Symposium and Garden Marketplace, scheduled for Saturday, April 23rd, 2016, will once again be held at Shady Side Academy Senior School in Fox Chapel. Featured speakers will include Claudia West, Thomas Rainer, Kelly Norris, and Laura Deeter.
Plants not performing as you would like, vegetables not as tasty as last year, maybe it's your soil! Contact your Allegheny County Extension Office or stop in to purchase your Soil Test Kit/s.
Taught by Extension Urban Forester Brian Wolyniak, and offered in partnership with Allegheny County Parks, the workshops focus on pruning small trees and shrubs, including training young shade trees. Each will begin with an introduction to plant structure and growth as it relates to pruning, as well as proper use of tools. Participants will then have an opportunity for a hands-on pruning experience and all will receive either hand pruners or a small pruning saw to take home with them.