Growing Mushrooms Indoors

Garden Dreams 806 Holland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15221, Pittsburgh, PA, US

Mushrooms are quick and easy to grow inside any time of year, providing fresh and delicious mushrooms in as little as a month. In this hands-on workshop we will go over the equipment and techniques needed for successfully setting up a simple growing chamber for cultivating mushrooms on straw or other common garden materials. Participants […]

$20

Composting 101

Online

This zoom workshop will introduce gardeners to the fundamentals of creating healthy composts. Learn the basics of soil and decomposition science, management of compost ingredients and how to build and utilize various compost systems at home. A Q&A session following the presentation will allow participants to follow up with any questions they may have about […]

$10

2024 Community Composter School Info Session

Online

Community Composter School is an opportunity for folks who work with an existing compost site (often at a community garden) to become advanced compost managers and skilled compost educators. CCS starts in early April with a 6-week run of intensive spring classes, followed by 2-3 field trips spread out over the summer. Supplies are provided […]

Free

How to Design & Build a Community Garden

Online

Learn how to plan out a multipurpose community garden space to function how you need it to, and learn to build it so that it'll last. We'll touch on many topics, from groundhog fencing and raised bed supplies to methods for designing accessible garden gathering space for young kids and older adults. We'll also tackle […]

$10

Early Spring Teacher Workshop

Grow Pittsburgh Office 6587 Hamilton Ave #2W, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

As we come out of Winter, we remember it's going to be Spring soon! It's time to start planning your garden! In this workshop, our school garden team will share how to plan and map your garden. We will also be starting seeds together for you to take home. Garden mapping and seed starting indoors […]

Free

Farm Fresh Trivia Fundraiser

Join Grow Pittsburgh and Drew's Clues for a trivia fundraiser night at Goodlander Cocktail Brewery! Ticket price includes catering from Salem's Market and Grill. You can register solo or as a team (of up to 6 people) If registering as a team, list your team name and team mates names in the optional question after purchasing a […]

$30 – $50

Seed Starting

Garden Dreams 806 Holland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15221, Pittsburgh, PA, US

Learn the skills and tools that you need to start your own seedlings at home this year. Topics will include choosing the proper soil, crops, trays, pots, and lighting along with a hands-on seed-planting activity. A list of resources will also be provided for purchasing the seeds and equipment that will be discussed. Each participant […]

$10

Organic Gardening Basics for Community Gardens

Online

Join us for a quick & dirty on organic gardening geared towards folks who are managing or participating in community gardens. We'll cover the most essential gardening basics: soil health pests and diseases garden planning tips for watering, weeding and mulching We'll bring it home to topics specific to community gardens: low-maintenance growing strategies gardening […]

$10

Microgreens

Garden Dreams 806 Holland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15221, Pittsburgh, PA, US

Microgreens aren't just for fancy restaurant dishes! Learn how to grow fast, easy, and extremely delicious microgreens inside throughout the winter. Sample fun flavor combinations and come away with all the knowledge you need to set up your own home microgreen growing station

$5

Container Gardening

Garden Dreams 806 Holland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15221, Pittsburgh, PA, US

In this workshop attendees will learn about the basics of growing plants in pots and containers. We will discuss some pros and cons of container gardening, learn about good container varieties to grow, and much more! There will be a hands on component where participants can seed and take home their very own spinach or […]

$5