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March 2020

Garden Planning

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garden Dreams, 806 Holland Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15221 United States
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So you are starting a new garden... how do you get started (from either seed or seedling)? Join Chris Kosin to learn the skills and tools that you need to start your own backyard garden. Topics will include: Selecting your growing area How much space/how many plants for your household? How to establish a new bed (raised, in-ground, containers) How to layout/space your seedlings Care tips will focus on: Layout for optimum light within your space Plant spacing/multi-sowing Importance of…

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GRC Opening Day

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Garden Resource Center, 147 Putnam St
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Everyone's favorite tool lending library, the Garden Resource Center, is back for the 2020 growing season! Join us for opening day. Beginning Saturday, March 14, our hours of operation are as follows: Wednesdays, 3 pm - 7 pm Fridays, 3 pm - 7 pm Saturday, 9 am - 3 pm

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Grow Pittsburgh Seedling Sale at the East End Food Co-op

March 30 @ 10:00 am - June 26 @ 5:00 pm
East End Food Co-op, 7516 Meade St
Pittsburgh, PA 15208 United States
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Come shop our wide variety of seedlings everyday at the East End Food Co-op, beginning March 30 and running through late June! Grow Pittsburgh is following CDC recommendations for the COVID-19 outbreak. Due to the changing nature of the situation, sales at The Frick and Garden Dreams are subject to cancellation and we are no longer selling at May Market.  Peruse the 2020 Sale Catalog! The Co-op's hours are daily, 9 am - 7 pm. Learn more about our annual…

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April 2020

Webinar: Best Practices for Working with Kids in the Garden

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Adia, Director of School Garden Programs for a free webinar to learn how to engage children in the garden with fun activities you can do at home. Participants will also learn of other resources as part of Kids Garden Month. To join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/137263936

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Webinar: Organic Gardening Basics

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Are you new to growing or want to brush up on your skills? Join Russ, Community Garden Coordinator, to cover the essentials in this webinar. Learn how to keep your plants healthy so they can withstand pests and disease and you can grow more food. To join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/455317093

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Garden Dreams Virtual Tour

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Farmer Hanna on Facebook Live for a virtual tour of our newest production site: Garden Dreams in Wilkinsburg! We'll walk you through the space and go over our plans for construction and new greenhouses and open it up for you to ask us questions about the transition.

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Webinar: Community Gardens: Healthy Operations and Outreach Practices in 2020

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Come join Claire, Community Garden Coordinator, to learn how to adopt safe and healthy practices in your community garden during COVID-19. We'll also review tips for getting new gardens started and ways to adapt community outreach and engagement to work for you this season. For long-time community garden leaders, new & aspiring community gardeners, and anyone in between. We'll make space for questions and to share experiences. To join: https://zoom.us/j/141311468

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May 2020

Webinar: Container Gardening Basics

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Don’t have space for a full garden? Join Robert, Farm Education and Outreach Coordinator, to learn the basics of growing vegetables in pots, including site selection, possibilities for pots, making potting mixes and choosing what to grow for spring, summer and fall enjoyment. To join: https://zoom.us/j/487376101

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June 2020

Webinar: Composting 101

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Creating and adding compost to the soil is one of the foundational aspects of organic gardening. Most food crops require fertile, well-drained soil, and the best way to reach both of these goals is to add compost! Interested in creating your own backyard compost but not sure where to begin? Join us for a webinar to cover the basics you need to get started. Join at: https://us02web.zoom.us/s/89658887823

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