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Gardening Thyme

Community vegetable and herb gardens are at the following locations:

  • CLP - Carrick
  • CLP - East Liberty
  • CLP - Homewood
  • CLP - Knoxville
  • CLP - Lawrenceville
  • CLP - Main
  • CLP - Mt. Washington
  • CLP - Sheraden
  • CLP - Southside
  • CLP - Squirrel Hill
  • CLP - West End
  • CLP - Woods Run
Participate in planning, planting, maintaining and harvesting the crops at the gardens.
Attend programs about gardening, seasonal planting, composting, seed saving, harvesting and more.

Ask the library staff or check out the gardening board at each neighborhood library for details about planting schedules, how to volunteer and program times. Programs will take place throughout the spring and summer.

This program is made possible by the Mary Jane Berger Memorial Foundation.

Through the Mary J. Berger Memorial Foundation grant, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is able to partner with organizations such as Grow Pittsburgh, Garden Dreams, the Penn State Master Gardener Program and others to bring hands-on learning opportunities in gardening to families throughout our community.


Gardening Thyme
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Gardening Thyme: Harvest Party!
CLP - South Side
Saturday, September 20, 2:00 PM
Gardening Thyme: Hidden Harvest Pittsburgh
Harvesting Fruits and Vegetables in the City
CLP - West End
Saturday, October 11, 1:00 PM
Genre Book Club-The Johnstown Girls by Kathleen George
Historical Fiction
CLP - Squirrel Hill
Wednesday, October 15, 6:30 PM
Genre Book Club-American Rust by Philipp Meyer
Locally-set Novel
CLP - Squirrel Hill
Wednesday, November 19, 6:30 PM
Genre Book Club-Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish by David Rakoff
Novel in Verse
CLP - Squirrel Hill
Wednesday, December 17, 6:30 PM

Additional Seed and Gardening Resources