For Immediate Release: Mon. April 11
Contact: Joe Reed | Director of Marketing and Communications
412-622-6915, ext. 3801 | jreed@phipps.conservatory.org

Phipps Announces Sustainable Landcare Accredited Professionals
Transform and Maintain Your Yard or Landscape With the Help of a Phipps Accredited Professional

Photo © Paul g. Wiegman

Pittsburgh, PA — Just in time for gardening season, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is here to help you achieve your greener gardening goals with our Sustainable Landcare Accredited Professionals. This directory — newly expanded to 23 providers in 2022 — features land care professionals who have completed training in best practices and pledge to provide organic, responsible care based on Phipps Sustainable Landcare standards and curriculum. By working with these professionals to design, install or maintain a yard or landscape, home or business owners can ensure a beautiful space that is healthy for people, pets, plants and the planet. Visit phipps.conservatory.org/Landcare to see each provider’s specialties and contact information, and peruse a list of professionals below.

Sustainable Landcare Accredited Professionals:

  • Burghscape by Garguilo Landscape, serving Pittsburgh and northern communities;
  • Cool Hand Carpentry and Landscaping, serving Edgewood, Swissvale, Regent Square, Squirrel Hill, Forest Hills and Point Breeze;
  • Exceptional Gardens, serving Pittsburgh and surrounding areas;
  • Fourth River Workers Guild, serving Pittsburgh and surrounding region;
  • Green Creations Landscape Services, LLC, serving Fox Chapel, Shadyside, North Hills, Mars, South Butler and Sewickley;
  • J.A. Rutter Co., serving the eastern suburbs
  • Landscape & Garden Design by Gwen, LLC, serving Pittsburgh, South Hills, East Hills, North Hills and western Pittsburgh suburbs;
  • Local Roots Landscaping, serving the greater Pittsburgh area;
  • Mayapple Ecological Gardening and Design, serving Pittsburgh and surrounding areas;
  • Nurture the Nature Lawns & Landscapes, serving the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh, including Fox Chapel and Murrysville;
  • Petrichor Gardens Pittsburgh, serving Pittsburgh and surrounding area;
  • Phyto Bello, serving the Pittsburgh area;
  • Rush Creek Designs, serving the Pittsburgh metropolitan area;
  • Scioto Gardens, serving Columbus, OH and surrounding counties;
  • Segelson’s Daylillies LLC, serving Allegheny Country, South Butler and Western Westmoreland;
  • Stone | Grow, serving the 60-mile radius of Pittsburgh;
  • Sundrop Design, serving Pittsburgh (Central, North, East), North Hills, Mars and Cranberry;
  • Sylvan Gardens, serving Greater Pittsburgh Area;
  • TerraGreen, serving Pittsburgh, southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia;
  • This Green City, serving Wester Pennsylvania;
  • Touch of Green, serving Pittsburgh – East;
  • UpstreamPgh, serving Pittsburgh East End and Surrounding areas; and
  • The Weed Lady Pgh, serving Pittsburgh and North Suburbs. 

To further support home gardeners, Phipps provides an abundance of resources to adopt sustainable practices! For Sustainable Landcare Principles, our Top 10 Sustainable Plants directory, Pollinator Gardening Guide and more information, visit phipps.conservatory.org/Gardening.


About Phipps: Founded in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA is a globally recognized green leader with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse. Encompassing 15 acres including a historic 14-room glasshouse, 23 distinct indoor and outdoor gardens and industry-leading sustainable architecture and operations, Phipps attracts more than half a million visitors annually from around the world. Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.

Watch TEDx: What We Can Learn From an Old Glasshouse: A look at the evolving way we connect people to nature at Phipps, demonstrate how human and environmental health are inextricably connected, and show that to age gracefully, we must continually reinvent ourselves to evolve with the rest of the world.