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Old School Weed Pull Day - Saturday, June 8th

Have you noticed any of these in the park recently?


The move away from RoundUp in the park was certainly a positive move toward more sustainable landscaping practices and we've been slowly chipping away at cleaning up the landscaped beds, but the weeds received an extra drink from the unexpected (but welcomed) May showers.

The plan is to meet early on Saturday morning - 8am - so that folks will have plenty of time to make it up to the farmer's market and the rest of their Saturday activities.  We'll meet at the 28th & Fernwood flower beds so we can check out how the beds are growing.  Feel free to bring a breakfast snack - word is that the positive response to the breakfast burritos will see them back again.

Please bring your favorite weeding tool and a kneeling mat/pad if you have one.

In terms of future events, Mike Blondino and Mark Cooper from City Parks & Rec are looking to source free wood chips from local arborists which will greatly help retain moisture in the beds and suppress additional weeds.  Stay tuned for a "Mulch Madness" event once a supply of wood chips is allocated to us.

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