THEN + NOW

Case Study: 1911
Pittsburgh Playground Associaton Vacation Gardens
Quick Facts

Garden Plan: Large rectangular plots (6' x 12') 

Layout: Rows 6" apart

 

Interesting Feature: Chicken Coops!

 

Targeted Ages: 9-15

Details

Plants:

  • Apiaceae: parsley, carrots

  • Asteraceae: lettuce

  • Brassicaceae: radishes

  • Chenopodiaceae: beets

  • Fabaceae: beans

 

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Case Study: 2015 Pittsburgh Montessori School Garden
Quick Facts

Garden Plan: Raised Beds

Layout: Block Style

 

Interesting feature:

 

Targeted Ages:

Details

Plants Include:

  • Brassicaceae: arugula, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, cress, kale, radish, rutabaga

  • Convolvulaceae: sweet potato

  • Cucurbitacecae: cantaloupe, cucumber, gourd, summer squash

  • Fabaceae: beans

  • Lamiaceae: basil, lavender, marjoram, mint, oregano, sage, savory, thyme

  • Liliaceae: asparagus, chives, garlic, green onions, leeks, onions, shallots

  • Solanaceae: eggplant, sweet pepper, hot pepper, potato, tomato

 

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