IH logoThe Info Hub is Grow Pittsburgh’s new series of techniques, tips and information about gardening. We’ll cover pests and invasives, general information, how-tos, and even recipes. Keep checking back for more information, compiled and written by Urban Harvester author Susanna Meyer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plan
Calculating Seed Amounts
Choosing Seed Varieties
Crop Rotation
Crop Spacing Chart
Indoor Seeding Schedule
Lumber for Raised Beds
Pittsburgh Zoning for Greenhouses and High Tunnels
Planting and Harvesting Chart
Safe Seed
Testing Seed Viability
What is Organic Gardening?
Winter Squash Varieties

 

Prepare
Amending Soil
Building Raised Beds
Choosing Seed Varieties
Container Gardening
Cover Cropping
Creating Compost
Creating New Garden Spaces
Indoor Seeding Schedule
Lasagna Gardening
Lumber for Raised Beds  
Preparing Seedlings for Planting
Preparing for Spring
Starting Seeds
Testing Garden Soil
Testing Seed Viability

 

Plant
Crop Spacing Chart
Direct Seeding
Flowers in the Garden
Planting and Harvesting Chart
Planting Bulbs for Spring Blooms
Planting Garlic
Seeding Spring Crops Outdoors
Succession Planting
Transplanting Seedlings

 

Maintain
Amending Soil
Cover Cropping
Creating Compost
Mulching 
Pruning Tomatoes
Tool Maintenance
Trellising
Watering
Weeding


Harvest
Harvesting Garlic
Harvesting Herbs
Harvesting Produce
Preserving Herbs
Preserving Produce
Winter Squash Harvest and Storage

 

Pests/Weeds/Disease
Dealing with Deer
Knotweed
Managing Insect Pests 
Managing Plant Disease
Slugs
Stink Bugs
Weeding

 

Beneficials
Beneficial Insects
Flowers in the Garden
Praying Mantises

 

Cold Weather
First Frost
Overwintering Crops
Overwintering Fig Trees
Planting Bulbs for Spring Blooms
Planting Garlic
Preparing for Spring
Winterizing

 

Recipes
Caprese Salad
Lydia’s Carrot and Apple Salad
Mulled Apple Cider
Preserving Herbs
Preserving Produce
Slow Cooker Apple Butter
Spring Garden Salad