Winter in Fox Chapel

Dig This...

This is the month to clean and sharpen your garden tools. While a DIY project for some, 2 local businesses that will sharpen your tools include:

Jay’s Sharpening Services

627 Plum St, Oakmont, PA 15139. Currently open Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (412) 828-0844. Prices range: $3 for small hand pruners to $10+ for digging tools. He also sharpens mower blades (power and reel types) and performs tune-ups. 

A&L Sharpening Service

727 Orchard Hill Dr., O'Hara Township, PA 15238 is open by appointment only. (412) 216-4507. Pricing for small tools on website, digging tools run $12. They will sharpen mower blades if they are detached from the mower and brought to their shop.

Local Events 

National Garden Club’s Convention

Join us May 20-24, 2018 for NGC's 89th Annual Convention! The theme of our meeting is "Love Blooms in Philadelphia" and our meeting location is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. More information, details and registration forms (online or printed) are below.


FREE DAYS at Pgh Cultural Attractions 

Fourteen of Pittsburgh's cultural organizations have banded together to say Thank You to their supporters.  Free admission is offered to members of participating institutions on select dates this February.  For more information please go to:



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