Garden Planting Dates

Volunteers at a planting at College Avenue & University Boulevard, State College

Spring 2016 community flower garden planting dates are listed below. All events begin at 9 a.m. unless otherwise noted. If you or your family, 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.

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

Click below if you would like to jump to planting garden dates in:

Pittsburgh

Allegheny County

Western Pennsylvania Region (outside Allegheny County)

Updated May 24, 2016.

City of Pittsburgh

Banksville
Fort Pitt Tunnel - Rt 376 Parkway West – May 25

Beechview
810 Rockland Ave - Beechwood Elementary – Complete!

Wenzell Ave & Broadway Ave – Complete!

Beltzhoover
Liberty Tunnel & Rt 51 – Complete!

Bloomfield
Penn Ave & Friendship Ave – Complete!

Carrick
2350 Brownsville Rd - Concord School – Complete!

Downtown

Faith's Garden, Liberty Ave & Penn Ave - Complete!

Grant St @ First Ave - Complete!

Liberty Ave & Commonwealth Pl -The Point – Complete!

Greenfield
Greenfield Ave & Irvine St – Complete!

Highland Park
Allegheny River Blvd & Washington Blvd – Complete!

Highland Park Bridge @ Butler St – Complete!

Hill District
Centre Ave & Dinwiddie St – Complete!

Centre Ave & Herron Ave – Complete!

Fifth Ave & Kirkpatrick St – May 28

Homewood
Frankstown Ave & Bennett St – June 4

Larimer
Lincoln Ave & Frankstown Ave – Complete!

Lawrenceville
40th St Bridge @ Foster St - June 1 9:30 A.m.

48th St & Butler St - Complete!

57th St & Butler St – Complete!

Mount Washington
McArdle Roadway & Grandview Ave – Complete!

North Side Neighborhoods
2801 North Charles St - The Pittsburgh Project - Complete!

Brighton Rd & North Charles St – Complete!

Cedar Ave & North Ave- East Park – May 29

Chestnut St & East Ohio St – Complete!

Columbus Ave & Fulton St – Complete!

General Robinson St & Anderson St – Complete!

Homer St & Walz Ave – Complete!

McKees Rocks Bridge @ Rt 65 – Complete!

Marshall Ave & California Ave – Complete!

North Ave & Brighton Rd – Complete!

North Canal St & Cedar Ave – Complete!

One Heinz St - Sarah Heinz House – June 3

Perrysville Ave & Federal St - Complete!

Spring Garden Ave & Vinial St – Complete!

Oakwood
Noblestown Rd & Durbin St - Complete!

Oakland
Forbes Ave @ Carnegie Museum - June 3, 1:00 P.M.

Boulevard of the Allies at Parkview Ave – Complete!

Point Breeze
Beechwood Blvd & Reynolds St - May 26, 9:30 A.M.

North Linden Ave & McPherson Blvd - Complete!

North Linden Ave & Thomas Blvd - Complete!

Polish Hill
30th St & Brereton St – Complete!

Shadyside
South Aiken Ave & Centre Ave – May 28

South Side
11th St and Carson St – Complete!

12th St & Carson St – May 28

Barry St & Josephine Ave – May 28

Birmingham Bridge & Carson St – Complete!

E. Carson St & Sarah St – Complete!

Greeley Ave & Josephine Ave – May 28

S. 18th St- Riverfront Park Circle – May 28

Squirrel Hill
2409 Shady Ave - Allderdice High School – Complete!

Forbes Ave & South Dallas Ave – TBD

Forward Ave & I-376 In-bound on-ramp – June 11

Hazelwood Ave, Beechwood Blvd & Saline St – Complete!

Morrowfield Ave, Tilbury St & Beechwood Blvd –  Complete!

South Dallas Ave & Wilkins Ave – June 5

West End
Wabash St & Neptune St – June 4

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Students plant flowers at Beechwood Elementary in Beechview, spring 2014

Allegheny County

Brentwood
3601 Brownsville Rd-Brentwood Middle/High School – Complete!

Carnegie
Lydia St & Chestnut St – Complete!

Mansfield Blvd & Campbells Run Rd – Complete!

Parkway West-Scott/Carnegie Interchange – Complete!

Castle Shannon
Castle Shannon Blvd & Mt Lebanon Blvd – June 4

Clairton
Rt 837 & Maple Ave – Complete!

Dormont
Dormont Ave & Banksville Rd – Complete!

East Pittsburgh
Tri-boro Expressway & Electric Ave – May 26, 27 & 28

Edgewood
Parkway East Off-ramp & S Braddock Ave – Complete!

Etna
Rt 8 & Kittanning St – Complete!

Green Tree
Parkway West -Greentree Interchange – Complete!

Homestead
Homestead Grays Bridge & 8th Ave – Complete!

Indiana Township
Rt 910 & Saxonburg Rd – Complete!

McKeesport
O'Neil Blvd & Hartman St – May 27, 8:00 a.m.

Duquesne-McKeesport Bridge and Lysle Blvd – Complete!

Millvale
Ohio St & Grant Ave – TBD

Monroeville
Rt 48 & Rt 22 – TBD

Rt 48 & Haymaker Rd –  June 4, 7:30 a.m.

Rt 48 @ Campus Blvd - Gateway High School – June 4, 7:30 a.m.

Moon Township
Parkway West - Montour Run Rd exit – Complete!

Rt 51 & Thorn Run Rd – Complete!

Mount Oliver
Brownsville Rd & Margaret St – Complete!

Pitcairn
Wall Avenue at Wood Street - Complete!

Robinson Township
Parkway West-22/30/60 Interchange – Complete!

Ross Township
McIntyre Rd & McKnight Rd – Complete!

Scott Township
Rt 50 & Hope Hollow Rd – Complete!

Shaler
1810 Mt Royal Blvd – Shaler Intermediate School – Complete!

South Park
Brownsville Rd & Maple Springs Dr – Complete!

Swissvale
Parkway East Off-ramp & S Braddock Ave – Complete!

Volunteers plant the flower garden at the Birmingham Bridge on the South Side, spring 2014

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Beaver County

Aliquippa
Kennedy Blvd & Brodhead Rd – May 26

Blair County

Altoona
Chestnut Avenue & 7th St – June 4, 8:30 a.m.

Hollidaysburg
Rt 22 & Allegheny St – Complete!

Rt 22 & Juniata St – Complete!

Tyrone
11th St & Pennsylvania Ave – Complete!

15th St & Lincoln Ave – Complete!

Butler County

Butler
Rt 68 & Hansen Ave – May 28, 8 a.m.

Rt 8 & Rt 422 – May 28

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

Cambria County

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

Johnstown
Bedford St & Johnstown Expressway - Off Ramp – Complete!

Bedford St & Johnstown Expressway - On Ramp – May 21

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

Chestnut St & 2nd St - TBD

Centre County

State College
College Ave & University Drive – June 4

Clarion County

Shippenville
Rt 66 & Rt 322 – Complete!

Crawford County

Meadville
1216 South Main St, 2nd District Elementary School – Complete!

Rt 322 Triangle, DeArment Memorial Park – Complete!

Dauphin County

Harrisburg
7th St  & Forster St – May 28

Erie County

Erie
East Ave & 6th St – May 26

Fayette County

Brownsville
Rt 40 & Broadway St – Complete!

Connellsville
Rt 119 & Pittsburgh St – Complete!

Greene County

Waynesburg
93 East High St - Hooper Park – TBD

Huntingdon County

Huntingdon
Rt 26 & 8th St - Portstown Park – Complete!

Indiana County

Indiana
Rt 286 & Indian Springs Rd – May 25

Lawrence County

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

Mercer County

Farrell
Rt 518 & Idaho St – May 26

Greenville
Main St & College Ave – TBD

Main St & S. Front St – TBD

Hermitage
Rt 62 & East State St – June 4

Mercer
Rt 19 & West North St – Complete!

Rt 19 & East Butler St – Complete!

Somerset County

Benson
Rt 403 at Stonycreek River – TBD

Venango County

Franklin
13th St & Otter St – Complete!

Oil City
East Front St & Wilson Ave – Complete!

Main St & Halyday Run Rd – Complete!

Washington County

Washington
Rt 18 & Tyler Ave – May 28, 10 a.m.

Westmoreland County

Greensburg
Rt 30 @ Greengate Rd – May 25

Monessen
Rt 906 & Tyrol Blvd – June 8

New Kensington
Rt 366 near Tarentum Bridge – May 28

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