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A Team Effort - Plant It Day Success!

A huge thank you to everyone who participated in the Beresford Park Plant It Day:  Renee,
Howard, Phuong, Greg, Jo Ann, Amy, Susan, Jackie, Rita.  135 plants in 3 hours - well done!

Greg & Howard took on the 5 gallon "big ones".  And there's a rumor that the left bed had a particularly hard soil composition than the other beds: Howard, Renee & Jo Ann - thanks for your tenacity.  It was fun to see Amy bring her design to life.  Huge thanks to Phuong for giving our most novice gardener, Rita, a transplanting lesson - many plants were saved as a result.  Susan & Jackie -thanks for helping to bring the right bed to life!

Three weeks ago we started by moving a dump truck full of dirt out of the beds in what turned into a two day wheelbarrow relay.  A week later we wrestled with reused cardboard and moved 5 cubic yards of compost and 8 cubic yards of wood chips back into the beds.  Now with Plant It Day behind us, the transformation is complete.   

You did it.  Thank you.  Now we get to watch it Grow.

From left to right: Amy, Renee, Howard, Bill, Jo Ann, Rita, Phuong, Greg

Rita's breakfast burritos lived up to their billing

The "left bed" plants are arranged before planting.
Let the planting begin!
Amy getting the center bed arranged.
Lots of activity in the right bed.
Talking.  Planting. Talking some more.
Left bed complete.
Right bed complete.
Center bed complete.


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