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Spring Garden Outdoor Education Volunteer Projects with Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County

For those of you already vaccinated, or comfortable with outside activities in small groups, we are planning several Spring volunteer days for our Garden & Outdoor Education Center in April.

 

Logistics of the various days & projects is attached and below.

 

Centre Street Community Center  (212 Centre Street, Trenton, NJ  08611 

4/15 12- 3pm – Spring Clean -up (12 volunteers) 

  • Raking leaves & branch.  Litter patrol 

  • Pruning bushes/plants, removing weeds 

  • Repairing garden edging 

  • Installing new mulch 

4/16 10- 1pm – Spring Planting & Building (12 volunteers) 

  • 4-6 Volunteers to help build new garden beds (screwing pre-cut lumber) 

  • Dig holes and plant new shrubs, blue berries 

  • Place top soil in new garden beds  

  • Stain/paint garden beds 

4/17 – 10-1 Rain date (12 volunteers) 

  • Will do projects based on any missed due to weather 

  • May have some project to finish 

 

Spruce Street Community Center (1040 Spruce Street, Lawrenceville, NJ  08648) 

4/22 10- 1pm (12 volunteers) 

  • Leaf & litter clean up around the property 

  • Build new garden beds (screwing pre-cut lumber) 

  • Planting any replacement shrubs 

  • Install new mulch 

  • weeding 

 

4/23 12- 3pm Rain date (12 volunteers) 

  • Same projects as 4/22 in case it rains or projects not completed. 

 

RSVP – Bryanna Tiggett @ btiggett@bgcmercer.org 

For those of you have not see the Garden video from last year yet.  

Here's the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bx7tKhUIDfg    Special shout out to Bob Meola for putting the video together, and for Tarry Truitt, Mary Hayes, and Jeanne Mroczko for all their stewardship and help last summer.

 

Please consider joining our Friends of the Garden by making a gift towards our Garden programming.

https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/WebLink.aspx?name=E350267&id=13  Special thanks to those of your who joined last year!!!

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