Sponsored by the Shaler Garden Club and Shaler North Hills Library


Why hide your gardening talent behind a fence? The Shaler Garden Club and the Shaler North Hills Library want to honor your hard work and creativity. Please consider sharing your garden by participating in the Great Local Gardens Contest in 2022.  Nominate friends, relatives, neighbors, students or community gardens. All nominees are welcome to enter this casual, fun contest.

How to enter: Submit 5 photos of your garden plus a description of what makes your garden special. The entry form will be available at the Library in 2022 . Are you a vegetable gardener, flower gardener,herb gardener, container gardener? All types of gardens will be considered. We look at variety, use of space, use of materials and color. And we love a good story! The date for the deadline for entries is July 6,2022 (Photos will not be returned.) For more information, call 412-486-0211.

The winners will be announced on July 26,2022 at 6:30PM at the Shaler North Hills Library during the Shaler Garden Club meeting.


  First Place Winner - The Coccia Garden

First Place Winner- The Pelusi Garden

Second Place - The Barkovich Garden 

Third Place -  The Stuart Garden

Honorable Mention - Devan's Garden

Honorable Mention -  The Mascari Garden


Due to COVID-19 there was not a contest in 2020

To see pictures of the contest entrants go to YouTube and type Shaler Garden Club and SNHL Present: Great Gardens 2021