Garden Planting Dates

Garden plantings provide a great opportunity to get outside and beautify your neighborhood! If you or your family, neighbors, company or your organization is interested in helping to plant in your neighborhood, contact Lynn McGuire-Olzak at 412-586-2324 or by email at lolzak@paconserve.org.

volunteers plant the garden at Fifth Avenue & Kirkpatrick in Pittsburgh

The WPC map provides a complete overview of our volunteer opportunities if you are looking to participate in your neck of the woods.

All events begin at 9 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Click below if you would like to jump to planting garden dates in the following regions:

Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Western Pennsylvania Region (outside Allegheny County)

Updated April 21, 2017

City of Pittsburgh

Banksville
Fort Pitt Tunnel - Rt 376 Parkway West – May 11

Beechview
810 Rockland Ave - Beechwood Elementary – 

Wenzell Ave & Broadway Ave – 

Beltzhoover/Bel Air/Mt Washington
Liberty Tunnel & Rt 51 – May 19

Bloomfield
Penn Ave & Friendship Ave – May 9

Carrick
2350 Brownsville Rd - Concord School – May 8

Downtown
Faith's Garden, Liberty Ave & Penn Ave - May 19

Grant St @ First Ave - May 5, 10 a.m.

Liberty Ave & Commonwealth Pl -The Point – May 19

Greenfield
Greenfield Ave & Irvine St – May 13

Highland Park
Allegheny River Blvd & Washington Blvd – 

Highland Park Bridge @ Butler St – May 16

Hill District
2000 Centre Ave - Police Zone 2  – May 12, 8 a.m.

Centre Ave & Herron Ave – 

Fifth Ave & Kirkpatrick St – May 13

Homewood
Frankstown Ave & Bennett St – June 3

Larimer
Lincoln Ave & Frankstown Ave – 

Lawrenceville
40th St Bridge @ Foster St - May 5, 11 a.m. (w/ Ohio St & Grant St)

48th St & Butler St - May 3

Butler St near Sawyer St – May 3

Mount Washington
McArdle Roadway & Grandview Ave – May 12 (w/ Riverfront Park Circle planting)

North Side Neighborhoods
2801 North Charles St - The Pittsburgh Project - May 12

Brighton Rd & N Charles St – May 9

Cedar Ave & North Ave- East Park – May 27

Chestnut St & East Ohio St – May 13

Columbus Ave & Fulton St – May 6

General Robinson St & Anderson St – May 18, 12:30 p.m.

Homer St & Walz Ave – June 3

McKees Rocks Bridge @ Rt 65 – May 16, 10 a.m.

Marshall Ave & California Ave – May 5

North Ave & Brighton Rd – June 3

North Canal St & Cedar Ave – May 13

One Heinz St - Sarah Heinz House – May 19

Perrysville Ave & Federal St Extension - May 6

Spring Garden Ave & Vinial St – June 3

Oakwood
Noblestown Rd & Durbin St - May 20

Oakland
Forbes Ave @ Carnegie Museum - May 17, 12:30 p.m.

Boulevard of the Allies at Parkview Ave – May 5, 1 p.m.

Point Breeze
Beechwood Blvd & Reynolds St - May 31, 10 a.m.

North Linden Ave & McPherson Blvd - 

North Linden Ave & Thomas Blvd - 

Polish Hill
30th St & Brereton St – May 2

Shadyside
South Aiken Ave & Centre Ave – May 20

South Side
11th St and Carson St – 

12th St & Carson St – May 13

Barry St & Josephine Ave – 

Birmingham Bridge & Carson St – 

E. Carson St & Sarah St – May 23

Greeley Ave & Josephine Ave – May 13

S. 18th St- Riverfront Park Circle – May 12, 11 a.m. (w/ Mt. Washington planting)

Squirrel Hill
2409 Shady Ave - Allderdice High School – May 5

Forbes Ave & S Dallas Ave – May 10, 10 a.m.

Forward Ave & I-376 In-bound on-ramp – May 20

Hazelwood Ave, Beechwood Blvd & Saline St – May 20

Morrowfield Ave, Tilbury St & Beechwood Blvd – May 13

South Dallas Ave & Wilkins Ave – May 13

West End
Wabash St & Neptune St – May 13

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Volunteers plant the garden in Route 62 at E. State Street in Hermitage

Allegheny County

Brentwood
3601 Brownsville Rd-Brentwood Middle/High School – May 24

Carnegie
Lydia St & Chestnut St – 

Mansfield Blvd & Campbells Run Rd – 

Parkway West-Scott/Carnegie Interchange – May 12

Castle Shannon
Castle Shannon Blvd & Mt Lebanon Blvd – June 3

Clairton
Rt 837 & Maple Ave – June 3

Dormont
Dormont Ave & Banksville Rd – May 25

East Pittsburgh
Tri-boro Expressway & Electric Ave – 

Edgewood
Parkway East Off-ramp & S Braddock Ave – May 13

Etna
Rt 8 & Kittanning St – May 20

Green Tree
Parkway West -Greentree Interchange – May 12, 11 a.m.

Homestead
Homestead Grays Bridge & 8th Ave – May 27

Indiana Township
Rt 910 & Saxonburg Rd – 

McKeesport
O'Neil Blvd & Hartman St – May 19

Duquesne-McKeesport Bridge and Lysle Blvd – 

Millvale
Ohio St & Grant Ave – May 5, 11 a.m. (w/ 40th St Bridge planting)

Monroeville
Rt 48 & Rt 22 – 

Rt 48 & Haymaker Rd – June 3, 7:30 a.m.

Rt 48 @ Campus Blvd - Gateway High School – June 3, 7:30 a.m.

Moon Township
Rt 51 & Thorn Run Rd – May 9

Mount Oliver
Brownsville Rd & Margaret St – May 20

Pitcairn
Wall Avenue at Wood Street - May 8

Robinson Township
Parkway West-22/30/60 Interchange – June 2

Ross Township
McIntyre Rd & McKnight Rd – May 18, 1 p.m.

Scott Township
Rt 50 & Hope Hollow Rd – May 22

Shaler
1810 Mt Royal Blvd – Shaler Intermediate School – May 19

South Park
Brownsville Rd & Maple Springs Dr – May 27

Swissvale
Parkway East Off-ramp & S Braddock Ave – May 6

Pgh Alumnae Chapter  of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority gather with community volunteers after planting the garden at Frankstown and Bennett Streets in Pittsburgh.

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Beaver County

Aliquippa
Kennedy Blvd & Brodhead Rd – June 1

Blair County

Altoona
Chestnut Avenue & 7th St – June 3

Hollidaysburg
Rt 22 & Allegheny St – May 13

Rt 22 & Juniata St – May 13

Tyrone
11th St & Pennsylvania Ave – May 13

15th St & Lincoln Ave – May 13

Butler County

Butler
Rt 68 & Hansen Ave – May 27

Rt 8 & Rt 422 – May 27, 8 a.m.

Slippery Rock
Rt 173 & East Cooper St, Slippery Rock Memorial Park – May 27

Cambria County

Ebensburg
Center St & S Locust St, Ghost Town Trail – 

Johnstown
Bedford St & Johnstown Expressway - Off Ramp – May 11

Bedford St & Johnstown Expressway - On Ramp – May 20

Nanty Glo
902 Chestnut St-Ghost Town Trail (behind Nanty Glo Fire Dept) – 

Chestnut St & 2nd St -

Centre County

State College
College Ave & University Drive – June 3

Clarion County

Shippenville
Rt 66 & Rt 322 – 

Crawford County

Conneaut Lake
Rt 6 & Rt 285 – New Garden! -

Meadville
1216 South Main St, 2nd District Elementary School – May 17

Rt 322 Triangle, DeArment Memorial Park – May 20, 8 a.m.

Dauphin County

Harrisburg
7th St  & Forster St – May 27

Erie County

Erie
East Ave & 6th St – May 24

Fayette County

Brownsville
Rt 40 & Broadway St – May 20

Connellsville
Rt 119 & Pittsburgh St – May 18

Greene County

Waynesburg
93 East High St - Hooper Park – 

Huntingdon County

Huntingdon
Rt 26 & 8th St - Portstown Park – May 19

Indiana County

Indiana
Rt 286 & Indian Springs Rd – May 24

Lawrence County

Grove City
I-79 North - Grove City Rest Area - 

Mercer County

Farrell
Rt 518 & Idaho St – 

Greenville
Main St & College Ave – Wentling Memorial Park - May 22

Main St & S. Front St – Veteran's Park - May 22

Hermitage
Rt 62 & East State St – June 3

Mercer
Rt 19 & West North St – May 17, 12:30 p.m.

Rt 19 & East Butler St – May 17, 12:30 p.m.

Somerset County

Benson
Rt 403 at Stonycreek River – 

Venango County

Franklin
13th St & Otter St – May 20

Oil City
East Front St & Wilson Ave – May 20, 11 a.m.

Main St & Halyday Run Rd – May 20

Washington County

Washington
Rt 18 & Tyler Ave – May 23

Westmoreland County

Greensburg
Rt 30 @ Greengate Rd – May 31

Monessen
Rt 906 & Tyrol Blvd – 

New Kensington
Rt 366 near Tarentum Bridge – May 19, 3:30 p.m.

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