February 25, 2017

A Celebration of Seeds: 5th Annual Seed and Plant Swap

A Celebration of Seeds: 5th Annual Seed and Plant Swap

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main (Oakland) 
  • Free seeds and plants
  • Hands-on activities for children and teens
  • Seed Stories
  • Gardening experts
  • Workshops on seed starting and seed saving

Swap seeds, seedlings and perennials at the library. Bring your untreated, non-GMO seeds and plants to share or just pick up seeds donated by local gardeners, farmers and seed companies!Workshops start at 11:30am.Sponsors: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Phipps Conservatory, and Grow Pittsburgh.


Thank You to Our Sponsors and Participants

Start: February 25, 2017 11:00 am
End: February 25, 2017 2:30 pm
Venue: Carnegie Library Pittsburgh - Main
Phone: (412) 622-3151
4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, Select a Country:
Cost: Free

March 18, 2017

Free Soil Lead Screening

Screen Shot 2017-02-22 at 2.41.19 PMJoin the Allegheny County Conservation District and partners on March 18 to learn why soil lead contamination is a serious problem in Pittsburgh. Bring a properly collected, dry soil sample from your yard or garden and it will be screened for lead and other heavy materials, free of charge! Staff will be on hand to answer questions and provide information.

For more information, contact Jonathan Burgess (ACCD) at 412-291-8017. See our page on soil sampling for instructions.

Check out the Free Soil Lead Screening flier (including a soil sample diagram) for all the information.

Start: March 18, 2017 12:00 pm
End: March 18, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Garden Resource Center
147 Putnam St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206, United States
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