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Pittsburgh is home to the Better Homes and Gardens Best Front Yard in America Winner!
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Pittsburgh is home to the Better Homes and Gardens Best Front Yard in America Winner!

Below is a great video about the 2019 Better Homes and Gardens Best Front Yard in America Winner! This home is just outside of Pittsburgh in New Kensington. It also...
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Ginko biloba – Plant Ideas
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Ginko biloba – Plant Ideas

Unique fan-shaped leaves stunning yellow color in the fall tolerant of many urban conditions including heat, air pollution, and salt. In this video, Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturalist Kevin Prall introduces you...
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Baldcypress – Plant Ideas
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Baldcypress – Plant Ideas

In this video, Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturalist Kevin Prall gives you the skinny on this unique deciduous conifer that you can use in your Pittsburgh landscape. Bald Cypress is one of  Phipps...
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Red Creeping Thyme – Plant Ideas
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Red Creeping Thyme – Plant Ideas

In this video, Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturalist Kevin Prall discusses another great evergreen ground-cover you can use in your Pittsburgh landscape. Transcription Hi, Kevin here with our continued plant discussion on...
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Plant Ideas – Groundcover
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Plant Ideas – Groundcover

In this video, Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturalist Kevin Prall discusses a great evergreen ground-cover you can use in your Pittsburgh landscape. Myrtle or Vinca is a tried and true, versatile ground...
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Landscape Design Ideas
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Landscape Design Ideas

Eichenlaub can help you with your landscape architectural planning, planting and other installation needs.  We have samples of Parasoleil panels at our outdoor living studio in Millvale.   just give us a...
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“Parasoleil” : What Is It and Why Is It So Cool
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“Parasoleil” : What Is It and Why Is It So Cool

Lattice Panels, Shade Structures, and Pergolas are just a few of the many architectural details that can transform the landscape or outdoor space from "Nice" to "WOW"   If you...
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3 Ideas for Outdoor Shade
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3 Ideas for Outdoor Shade

There is no sense going another summer in the heat. Here are some ideas to help you get you patio space and other areas around your home into some cool...
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Why should you add plants to your water feature
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Why should you add plants to your water feature

In this video Pittsburgh water feature expert Scott Rudolph discuss 3 important roles plants play in our water gardens.   Transcription Scott with Eichenlaub here. Today we’re here at a...
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The Perfect Outdoor Bar
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The Perfect Outdoor Bar

Benjamin Franklin said, "In wine, there is wisdom, in beer, there is Freedom, in the water there is bacteria."   As you think about your ideal outdoor entertaining area, consider...
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5 great deer resistant plants
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5 great deer resistant plants

The skinny on 5 great deer-resistant plants for the Pittsburgh area, that you might not be aware of! Try these if you are concerned about deer eating your plants.  ...
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Deciduous Evergreens?! Did i read that correctly?!
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Deciduous Evergreens?! Did i read that correctly?!

Well, technically I should really say deciduous conifers. Most of us understand that conifers generally consist of the familiar Evergreen Hemlocks, Spruce and Pine that grow in abundance in our...
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The importance of boulders in natural water features
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The importance of boulders in natural water features

Pittsburgh water feature expert Scott Rudolph shows us the importance of properly chosen and installed natural boulders.   Transcription Hey everybody Scott Rudolph here with Eichenlaub. Today I want to...
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Why we love nature – the biophilia hypothesis
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Why we love nature – the biophilia hypothesis

The idea: “biophilia hypothesis,” suggests that we love nature because we evolved in it. We need it for our psychological well-being because it’s in our DNA.  Nature helps us to relax and...
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5 great but underused perennials
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5 great but underused perennials

Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturalist Kevin Prall discusses 5 great perennials in 2 minutes     Questions? contact Kevin at: kprall@eichenlaub.com
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See your outdoor lighting here
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See your outdoor lighting here

We have 51 outdoor lighting fixtures.  Each one can be show individually so you can see many combinations of landscape lighting.  You simply can not get more lighting ideas and...
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Make COR-TEN Steep patina in days
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Make COR-TEN Steep patina in days

COR-TEN steel - sometimes written without the hyphen as corten steel is a group of steel alloys which were developed to eliminate the need for painting and form a stable...
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Selecting and adding fish to your water feature
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Selecting and adding fish to your water feature

Scott Rudolph is a water feature expert at Eichenlaub: Transcription Hey everybody, Scott Rudolph with Eichenlaub here, and I’m pumped because we’re at Natures Aquatics today to pick out our...
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