WPC Announces Spring Flower Planting Sessions Across 20 Counties in 140 gardens
Mon, May 16th 2011, 11:54. Filed under News Releases.
Who: Over 12,000 volunteers from Western Pennsylvania will come together at 140 area floral gardens during the spring planting season for the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s community flower garden program.
What: Thousands of volunteers with shovels, buckets and garden gloves will be digging in soil and planting twenty-two different types of annual flowers. Planted each spring, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s community gardens have become a signature feature of our region, captivating residents and visitors throughout the growing season.
WPC’s community gardens are seen more than five million times a day. Each year, volunteers plant more than 200,000 flowers.
When: Plantings will take place during May and June; all planting events begin at 9 a.m. unless otherwise noted in the web link below.
Where: The community gardens are located in 20 Western Pennsylvania counties. Visit http://www.paconserve.org/229 to find specific dates and locations.
Contact: Eric Sloss
Director of Communications
(412) 480-7246 cell