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Free Plant Swap with Doug Sunday 5/30

Written by Doug Oster on .

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On Sunday May 30th I'll be holding the eighth annual Backyard Gardener plant swap and give-a-way. The event will be from 9 to 11 a.m. in North Park across from the Skating Rink on Pearce Mill Road.

If swapping, please have all plants labeled, and don't bring anything invasive. Please be fair and friendly while you trade.

I'll be giving away free heirloom tomato plants there, too, one per family while they last all courtesy of Mindy Schwartz from Garden Dreams in Wilkinsburg. If you want tomato plants, be there when we start at 9 a.m. They go fast.

We have a lot of fun every year at the swap and you'll meet my gardening friend Burt Bloom who I've written about on occasion. Use Saturday as a planting day, then bring what's left over to the swap. We trade annual flowers, perennials, vegetables and anything else that grows in the garden.

Hope to see you Sunday morning.

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