This year we’re partnering with Dancing Gnome Brewery to help you get in the gardening spirit. We’re pleased to announce a monthly Garden Tool beer series, proceeds of which support Grow Pittsburgh.

The Ho-Mi Digger is next in the Garden Tool Beer series. This year we are collaborating with the Dancing Gnome brewery to bring you new and exciting beers, and a chance to support Grow Pittsburgh in the process. If you missed the previous beers don’t fret, there are more on the way! Each month our collaboration will feature a beer named after a garden tool, with the information provided by us and the can artwork by Camp Copeland Studio. Whether you have acres outside of the city, some raised beds in the suburbs, or a small porch set up in the city, we want to give you the tools you need to succeed, so learn more about the tools and try out these new beers available for a limited time.

Dancing Gnome’s description of the beer: This 6.6% hazy IPA with an English base malt to showcase the effect the grain has on flavor and mouthfeel and then hopped it up with Citra, Centennial, Simcoe, and Amarillo. Order here.

About the tool: The Ho-Mi Digger is a versatile tool of Korean origin and has been around for thousands of years. Its name translated means “little ground spear”. The sharp point works well for transplanting seedlings or digging out weeds at the roots. The flat blade edge is great for cutting small weeds down at their base.

You can find the tools featured in this collaboration at our Garden Resource Center, which re-opened for the season on March 19.

Learn more about the Ho-Mi Digger and how you can use it in your garden

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