Category Archives: gardening tips

The Market Square Farmers Market is Back!

Good news! The Market Square Farmers Market has returned to Downtown Pittsburgh for its 12th season! Every Thursday between May 2 and October 27th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, residents, visitors, and downtown employees can enjoy this unique local event. Interesting, charming, and filled with entertainment and opportunities, the downtown farmers market isn’t something to be missed! […]




How To: Make Your Home POP This Winter

People avoid selling their home in the winter for a number of reasons, including: not enough daylight hours for people to see it snow and bad weather slush and dirt being tracked into the home and of course the busy holiday seasons. But sometimes, unforeseen circumstances may force you into putting that “For Sale” sign […]


Best Trees and Plants for the Best Curb Appeal

If you’re a regular blog reader of mine, you’ve noticed we’ve dedicated a number of blogs to spring-cleaning, including our most recent one about storing winter items. While there are some past blogs dedicated to spring gardening, like preparing your garden for spring and ways to increase curb appeal while on budget, this one gets […]



How To Prepare Your Garden For Spring

As your number one real estate resource, The Jim Dolanch Team realizes that you want to learn about what it takes to be a top-notch homeowner. While we provide you with ample real estate statistics and tips for selling or buying your home, we also realize that landscaping and gardening are a huge benefit of […]


March 2015 Events in Pittsburgh

Happy March! Even though Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow and predicted 6 more weeks of winter last month, with March comes the promise of Spring and warmer weather. With March also comes the popular St. Patrick’s Day holiday! With those two promises for March it’s sure to be a busy month here in the greater […]


Five Steps to Winterize Your Home

It’s hard to believe that’s it’s already the winter season in the Greater Pittsburgh area. But the fact is that it’s here and the Pittsburgh area has already seen signs of snow. While it’s important to keep yourself safe and germ-free during the winter, it’s also important to keep your home safe during the winter […]