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Sub-irrigated Container Gardening

May 6th, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm

 

DIY self-watering container from your recycling

Reservoir planters retain soil nutrients longer, keep soil from becoming compacted, and of course allow you to go longer between waterings. We'll construct an internal reservoir for a window box planter that will keep your flowers, greens, or strawberries evenly moist all summer. Please bring any clean 12-20oz plastic bottles WITH lids that you have at home.

Instructor Bio: 
Fellow Garden Dreamer, Laura is a balcony gardener who loves keeping costs low and yields high. She has a background in IT, communicating between engineers and executives and volunteers so that everyone understands each other. A Pittsburgh transplant from Chicago, her favorite ecosystem is the prairie.

Cost for this class is $30 and includes a completed sub-irrigated container garden for each participant to take home. 

CLICK HERE to register.  We look forward to seeing you!

Elderberry Syrup Making Class on 8/12/2017July 24th, 2017

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FREE Lead Soil Screenings and Community Garden Event on 8/19/2017July 24th, 2017

Join Garden Dreams, Grow Pittsburgh, the Allegheny County Conservation District, Steel City Soils and partners on August 19th to learn why soil lead contamination is a serious problem in our communiti

Intro to Ecotherapy on 5/24/2017April 15th, 2017

Disconnection from our ecosystems creates depression, stress, anxiety, as we are genetically and fundamentally in relationship with our environment. Ecotherapy offers guided support to deepen the bond

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