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28th & Fernwood flower bed plan

The project plan for the Beresford Park flower beds is coming together and includes 4 main activities.  Volunteer participation will be needed for each of the activities:

1) Dig In Day - Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 9am to noon
  • This involves taking some of the existing soil out of the beds to make room for new organic material (compost & mulch).  Bring your shovel!
2) Sheet Mulch Day - Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 9am to noon
  • In this event, the beds will be revitalized with new material, including approximately 5 cubic yards of compost and 8 yards of mulch
  • The main activity will be transferring compost & mulch from large piles into the flower beds - so a broad range of volunteer ages & skill levels will be able to participate
3) Plant It Day - Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 9am to noon
  • What we've been waiting for...installation of new plants into the 3 beds
  • Here we'll need volunteers with some level of comfort handling plants, with some digging involved
4) Ongoing Care 
  • This is a continual need to look after the 3 flower beds - and also to assist the park landscape crew in weeding sidewalks and plant beds throughout the park

If you have an interest in participating in any of the above, please send an email to


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