Beautification
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

Our project began in a brainstorming session on how we could incorporate environmental science, ecology, vermiculture, composting, landscape beautification, and gardening into a free educational space for our community to learn and enjoy. Our wish is to fully develop all four quadrants plus the panhandle of our outdoor plot of land into teaching and learning stations for families, school groups, civic groups, and visitors....read more

How are you going to do it?

We started with a dream. Then we asked for community ideas. And now we are mid-dream! A local alternative education program has a horticulture and landscaping program, and they helped design the space and gave us ideas for plantings. The idea turned into reality when we marked off the space using t-posts, multi-colored yarn, and a measuring tape. We had help from a co-worker with a backhoe to pull up the sod in the southwest, southeast, and northeast quadrants. A farmer had some nutrient r...read more