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Thank You Volunteers!

Big thanks to each of the 26 volunteers who came out for the first "GROW in the Park" day at Beresford Park yesterday.  Our focus for the morning was the adopted beds at 28th & Fernwood. GROW San Mateo was created as a way to facilitate community interaction.  Our projects, while beneficial to the community from a beautification and sustainable landscape perspective, are designed to "GROW" our connections within community - and yesterday we accomplished that in a big way.  For the first time in our short history we were joined by student volunteers - with a big group coming from Aragon High School - and a few mother/son & mother/daughter teams participating as well.    Having planted the beds & 28th & Fernwood last March, we set about to get an inventory of the plants, prune some of the old growth and replenish the soil with new layers of compost & wood chips.  It's tricky working in the confined space of a bed with delicate pl

Volunteer event this Saturday!

Join us this Saturday at 9am in Beresford Park to help maintain the landscape beds we adopted last year.  We'll meet at the corner of 28th Ave. & Fernwood St.  Bring garden gloves and any gardening hand tools you may have.   See you there!