Archive for the ‘Maintenance and Horticulture’ Category
21 Nov 2013
Every year, we pull together a narrative of what we’ve accomplished to submit with our IRS Form 990 submission. We…
06 Nov 2013
On Tuesday, November 5th we planted five evergreen trees in the Fort Point Channel Park, between Congress and Pearl Streets.
01 Nov 2013
This week, we began a pilot project to try out several new types of signage concerning bike riding on the Greenway. Sadly, bike riding is not permitting on the Greenway and is a posted rule on official Greenway signage. That said, with more people visiting the Greenway on a daily basis, we have seen and have heard about a number of accidents and near misses and we are working to get the word out.
17 Oct 2013
We started work on a number of projects, including resetting of the cap stones along the edge of the fountain in the North End park south of Hanover Street.
30 Sep 2013
Our thanks to the seventy volunteers who came out and worked with us on Saturday, September 28th as part of the annual National Public Lands Day, which draws hundreds of thousands of volunteers to parks nationwide on the fourth Saturday in September each year.
23 Sep 2013
There are four varieties of fall blooming anemones on the Greenway, and they are all looking good right now. The…
17 Sep 2013
Orchards have been an important part of the American landscape since the 17oo’s, and many historic apple orchards can be…
29 Aug 2013
“What is this plant???” is a question our Horticultural staff hears daily. And we love telling you! We keep careful records of what is planted in our gardens, but we haven’t quite been able to share that wealth of knowledge with everyone yet. Until now.
20 Jun 2013
A Valley Forge Elm Tree was installed in the southern North End Park this week. This is meant as a companion to the big Elm in the northern North End Park.