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Stanton Heights Receives $10,000 PWSA Grant

The Stanton Heights Neighborhood Association is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a $10,000 grant through the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority’s Green Infrastructure program! 234 more words

Community News

Oakleaf Hydrangea

Scientific Name: Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Ruby Slippers’

Common Name:
Oakleaf Hydrangea

Life Cycle: Perennial
Hardiness Zones: 5-9

 Physical Characteristics:

Form: Compact, clumping
Height: 3-4 ft.
Spread: 3-5 ft… 115 more words

Pink

Rain Gardens

When it rains on parking lots, roofs and driveways the pollutants on these surfaces goes straight into storm drains, lakes, streams and rivers. It cost money and more energy to treat this water into regulation standard quality water, drinkable water. 138 more words

Water Management

This Saturday - Rain Garden Planting Day!

Please join us for our second neighborhood greening event of the Spring! We will be painting the railing going up the city steps from Stanton to McCandless, and planting native species in the rain garden. 99 more words

Events

London Plane Tree

Scientific Name: Platanus × acerifolia

Common Name:
London Plane Tree

Life Cycle: Perennial
Hardiness Zones: 4-8

 Physical Characteristics:

Form: Upright oval or pyramidal depending on age. 110 more words

Deer Resistant Plants

Creeping Jenny

Scientific Name: Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’

Common Name:
Creeping Jenny/ Golden Moneywort

Life Cycle: Perennial
Hardiness Zones: 3-9

 Physical Characteristics:

Form: Creeping
Height: .25 – .5 ft. 94 more words

Green

Rain Gardens

In honor of Earth Day, the GFA grounds crew planted a rain garden next to our maintenance garage. A rain garden is a planted depression in the landscape that collects rainwater coming off impervious surfaces like roofs, driveways, and walkways, and then sends the rain through a downspout into the garden. 367 more words