Dear Gardeners,

This letter will go out to all gardeners who reserved a plot at Bandi Shaum:

Dear Gardener,

Welcome!  Even though spring seems far away, you’re probably already receiving your garden and seed catalogues in the mail and thinking about what you’d like to plant in your garden this year.  Meanwhile, …

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Get Ready for Gardening Season!

Grow Pittsburgh presents a new season of wonderful gardening sessions for Bandi Shaum gardeners and their neighbors and friends.  Mark your calendars!

The first, Organic Gardening Basics takes place at Brashear at 6 pm on Monday, March 18th.

Bed Planning, session #2, meets at Brashear on Monday, April 8th at 6 …

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Open Space Pittsburgh Presentation

What is


OPENSPACEPGH is Pittsburgh’s first comprehensive guide to the optimal use of its vacant, green, and recreational spaces over the next 25 years. It is a component of PLANPGH, the City’s first ever comprehensive long range plan.

Why are we doing this?

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Garden Calendar

Spring is just around the corner, right?  For your planning purposes, here are some important dates:

Garden Basics and Bed Planning workshop: March 4th, 6 pm, Brashear

Composting workshop: April 8th, 6 pm, Brashear

Spring Clean Up and Mulching Day April 13th, 9:30 – 1 pm

Planting Day May …

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