How to Design & Build a Community Garden

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 spaces for young kids and older adults. We'll also tackle […]

$5

Garden Basics

Garden Dreams 806 Holland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

In this Intro level Garden Basics workshop, attendees will learn about the basic needs of plants. We will discuss how to choose a garden location, when and how to plant your garden, and different types of plants you can grow! Come with all of your gardening questions!

$5

Organic Gardening Basics for Community Gardens

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 […]

$5

Composting 101

Online

An introduction to composting for backyard gardeners and community gardens. 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 […]

$5

Container Gardening

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

In this workshop attendees will learn about growing plants in pots and containers. We will discuss some pros and cons of container gardening, learn about good container varieties to grow, and there will be a hands-on component where participants can take home their own "self watering" pot. Geared towards beginner urban and small scale growers.

$10

Outdoor Mushroom Cultivation

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

Learn how easy it is to grow gourmet mushrooms in your own backyard! Get an overview of the fascinating world of fungi and how you can incorporate their many attributes into your gardening. Participants will get a hands-on learning experience and go home with the supplies to grow their own winecap mushrooms, as well as […]

$20

Irrigation Systems for Urban Growers

We will discuss the basics of designing and building an irrigation system for your garden. Proper irrigation is the number one way you can improve crop yields and have better-tasting fruit and vegetables. We will discuss the benefits and trade-offs of drip tape vs overhead sprinklers for delivering water to your crops. We will also […]

$5

Garden Dreams Tour for Farmers

Garden Dreams 806 Holland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

Each month this growing season, Grow Pittsburgh and Pasa Sustainable Agriculture are offering farmers and gardeners the chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at some of Pittsburgh’s unique growing spaces. May’s Grower-to-Grower Tour features Grow Pittsburgh’s Garden Dreams Urban Farm & Nursery. Manager Hanna Mosca will guide us through this 2,800 square foot, automated, net zero […]

Free