Grow Pittsburgh is a local organization doing lots of good things for gardeners. If you want to get started with a garden this season, they are offering a class to teach you everything you'll need to learn.
From their web site-A Garden Primer will cover all the basics, including which tools beginner gardeners will need, what and where to plant, and when to harvest. In addition, those taking part in the course will be given step-by-step instruction on everything from starting a compost to properly transplanting seedlings. Whether working with a spacious backyard or an apartment balcony, participants will receive specialized advice and guidance to get their vegetable gardens going whatever the space.