Garden Prep Planting Schedule: May 16

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 important notes below about protective dressing and tools.

Volunteers Needed to:

Weed Garden Lots

  • Gardens at California and Termon Ave intersection
  • The Great Wall along Brighton Heights Boulevard
  • Gardens in Legion Park

Prune Rose Bushes

  • about 20 bushes in Green Up Lot on California and Termon Avenue

Mulch Garden Beds

  • in Legion Park
    Garden Stewards: Victor Mullen and Suzie Smolin

Cut Back Ornamental Grasses

Help Move Hardscaping Rocks

  • Garden Steward Ed Gergerich

Important Notes:

  1. Please bring your own tools for pruning and cutting back grasses, and gloves, if you have them. BHCF has some to borrow otherwise.
  2. Please wear sunscreen and protective gardening. clothing
  3. Call or email Susan Benn if you would like to pre-register for a particular task or want more information:





Susan Benn

Community Garden and Greenspace volunteer consultant; and special group volunteer coordinator, Master Gardener and Certified Tree Tender. Member of Brighton Heights Citizens Federation and the National Association of Rock Garden Society's Allegheny Chapter. For inspiration read or watch: "The Man who Planted Trees," based on a true story by Jean Giono, or read the story:

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