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Western PA Conservancy Community Gardens

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Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Community Gardens

Guardian Storage Sponsors Four Pittsburgh Community Gardens

At Guardian Storage, we believe it is our responsibility to contribute to a cleaner environment. We invest in several green initiatives, including sponsoring four community gardens through the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. These gardens are located in four separate areas of the Pittsburgh region and help bring beauty and color to the areas where they are located.

Our Western PA Conservancy Community Gardens can be found in:

 

Castle Shannon 

New Kensington

Shadyside 

We are so proud to sponsor Pittsburgh’s first ADA-accessible community garden! The garden features raised beds and wheelchair-accessible aisles to make the joy of gardening accessible to everyone.

Wilkinsburg

Why community gardens?

We believe in green communities and giving back to those communities which we serve. These community gardens often start out as vacant lots or abandoned sites. With the help of sponsors and volunteers, they are turned into vibrant, colorful areas in their communities. These gardens provide urban areas for wildlife and pollinators such as bees and birds. Typically placed on busy roads, they serve to brighten the daily commute for thousands of people around Western PA.

The Western PA Conservancy

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is dedicated to protecting and restoring Western PA’s water, land, and wildlife. Their work stretches across many different projects, but their work mostly falls under the following categories:

  • Preserving and permanently protecting over 255,000 acres of land in Western Pennsylvania
  • Restoring the region’s rivers and streams
  • Studying rare, threatened, or endangered wildlife and their habitats
  • Planting trees and gardens in cities and towns
  • Owning and caring for Fallingwater
  • Maintaining a large network of members and volunteers

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