Group photo of Pitt students Read Article →

On October 21, 2017 we had around 40 Pitt students participate with gardening and cleaning up/painting some of the city steps and railings in our neighborhood…

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  On Saturday, October 7, 2017, we will be having a neighborhood trash pick-up day. Normally we do this in late October with the Pitt…

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Volunteers Needed this Saturday (May 20th) – Flower Planting Read Article →

Who Says There Is No Such Thing as Free Coffee?! This Saturday morning, May 20th, our community is in need of volunteers to help plant flowers…

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Garden Prep and Plant Days Read Article →

5/14/16 – Garden Prep and Clean-up 5/21/16 – Plant Annual Flowers Both starting at 9 a.m. at the BHCF Office – “if you can only…

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Spring Clean-up! Read Article →

    On Saturday April 23rd between 9 am and 12 pm is our semi-annual neighborhood clean-up event! Our goal is to pick up trash…

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By Justin Criado Brighton Heights is receiving a facelift thanks to the Student Conservation Association (SCA) in partnership with the Bright Heights Citizens Federation (BHCF)….

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Our volunteer maintained public gardens Read Article →

BHCF Flower Planting Donation for 2016 Donation for purchase of flowers:  $_____________ Name: ____________________________________ Street: ____________________________________ City: ______________________________________ Phone: _________________     Email: _______________________ Make Checks payable…

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Garden Prep Planting Schedule: May 16 Read Article →

Saturday, May 16: 9AM-Noon  Garden Prep – coffee and donuts provided Please sign in as a volunteer at the BHCF office before starting and see…

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Two of the 20 Community Champions who helped BHCF Green Space Committee plant 60 trees and cleat trails in Brightonwoods  Park Read Article →

Northside celebrates Earth Day April 23, 2015 · Posted In: Brighton Heights, Education, Events, Manchester Photo by Justin Criado Manchester Academic Charter School fifth-graders clean-up…

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City Steps Project Read Article →

City Steps Project Funded by the Buhl Foundation’s Sprout Fund neighbor-2-neighbor grants, this project will beautify Brighton Height’s 10 city step units through out the…

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Have you received city trees from TreeVitalize? Do they need mulch? Mulch season is coming, and our calendar is filling up quickly! Contact Tree Pittsburgh soon to get…

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Gorgeous Gardens, Our Goal! Read Article →

Gorgeous Gardens, Our Goal!  Our gardens were off to a great start in April, with all the perennials coming back to life after a harsh winter. …

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At a  meeting held at Susan Bank’s House, BHCF representatives from the House Tour and the Garden and Green Space Committees discussed  adding gardens to the…

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NATIONAL PRESS RELEASE ABOUT GARDEN AND GREENSPACE Read Article →

CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRESS RELEASE You will also see a slide show of some of Brighton Heights Citizens Federations vacant lot gardens. Here…

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Garden Committee PR Strategy Worked with NEXTDOOR.com – National Publicity – Increased Local Enthusium Read Article →

NEXTDOOR has just posted a national  press release  about how I used the link from our BHCF website to NEXTDOOR to create a blog group…

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This THURSDAY! Volunteer Garden + After-Party Event Read Article →

Just Received Vacant Lot Planting Grant!  Urgently need volunteers this Thursday! Love Your Block is a partnership of the City of Pittsburgh and The Home Depot Foundation…

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Flowers! Babies! Donations and Volunteers! Read Article →

Here is our youngest (4 1/2 months old) contributor to the Brighton Heights Flower Basket Fund this year. Benjamin Robert Urbanek was born to Christopher…

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Volunteers Needed for FLOWER PLANTING Read Article →

Who: All are invited! What:Volunteer–help dig, weed, rake, plant, water, mulch, string fishing line for vines, prune roses, play in the dirt, and definitely wear…

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An Overview of BHCF Gardens and Green Spaces Read Article →

SEEDLINGS GREETINGS FROM THE GARDEN AND GREEN SPACE COMMITTEE:  Twelve Gardens and Still Growing!   -Ed Gergerich and Susan Benn You’ve probably noticed that BHCF volunteers…

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We always welcome new volunteer help plant and maintain our many public gardens, neighborhood donations for our plantings and sponsors for our Hanging Flower Baskets. Read Article →

The following friends of Brighton Heights have purchased 14 Western Pennsylvania Conservancy hanging Flower Baskets for our California Avenue Business District for the summer of…

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Pruning Tips from the Garden Committee Read Article →

Thank you Urban Gardner for sharing these tips!

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Vinnie Hill Trail Proposal Read Article →

  The Vinnie Hill Trail proposal was developed by the Green Space Committee to clear the existing trail from the Brighton Ball Fields down to…

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Calling all Tree Tenders and Tree huggers! Read Article →

Brighton Heights has been awarded 20 trees through the TreeVitalize program! We need volunteers to help plant the trees. Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Location:…

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BHCF Garden Committee Mission Statement Read Article →

1/13/14 Garden Committee  Second Monday of most months 7:30-9pm. BHCF Garden Committee Mission Statement Be a viable source initiating and/or leveraging Green Spaces, Bio swales, Rain gardens, Edible Gardens,…

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