Don't know the first thing about vegetable gardening? Never even picked up a spade? Fear not - the Garden Primer course will cover all the basics including which tools beginner 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. Whether working with a spacious backyard or an apartment balcony, participants will receive specialized advice and guidance to get their vegetable gardens going whatever the space.
The three-part course will be offered 3 separate times this spring:
1st Series: March 11, 18, 25 SOLD OUT
2nd Series: April 6, 13, 20
3rd Series: May 3, 10, 17
All courses will be held 7-9 p.m. at the East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S Highland Ave in East Liberty. Cost is $50, includes materials and light refreshments. Payment can be made via PayPal, or by sending a check to Grow Pittsburgh at 5429 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. You can register online to secure your seat.