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Gardening 101 session helps urban gardners

 

February 21, 2012



Area residents are welcome to attend a Grow Pittsburgh Education Session: Gardening 101 on Monday, Feb. 27, 6-8 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street.

The session, sponsored by the South Side Community Council and the South Side Slopes Community Council, is open to the public. Gardening 101 will cover the basics of gardening including which tools beginners gardeners will need, what and where to plant, and when to harvest. In addition, those taking part in the course will be given step-by-step instruction on everything from starting a compost to properly transplanting seedlings.

Those interested in getting a garden plot in the new South Side Community Garden at Bandi Shaum Field should sign up at www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/.

For more information, email sarah.shea@southsideslopes.org or call 412-443-9585.

 

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