Want to learn how to harvest rainwater from your roof and divert it for on-site usage in the landscape? Learn about it at a Rain Barrel Workshop at Construction Junction this Saturday, May 18 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The cost for the workshop is $50/person or $55/couple and includes hardware needed (but not the 55-gal. drum) to assemble and install a rain barrel. The workshop is presented by the Pennsylvania Resources Council. To register click here or call at 412-488-7490 ext. 247. Construction Junction is located at 214 North Lexington Street.
For more information about gardening in the city, check out Grow Pittsburgh. They have workshops and other learning opportunities, publicize resources for gardeners. They have a great email newsletter as well — sign up on the Grow Pittsburgh website.