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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR POLLINATOR GARDEN PLANTING ON APRIL 21

Updated: Mar 14, 2018


Celebrate Earth Day by helping Beecatur plant flowers and shrubs on April 21 at the site of what will be the city of Decatur’s first officially designated Pollinator Garden!


The city has set aside the property at 115 Willow Lane for use as pollinator habitat, part of its commitment as a Bee City USA. City arborist Kay Evanovich is acquiring native plants and has arranged for an initial planting to take place on Saturday, April 21st, starting at 10 a.m. Bee City USA-Decatur, GA (Beecatur) will help organize on-going maintenance and upkeep at the pollinator garden.


The proposed planting list includes:


SHRUBS

oak leaf hydrangea

blueberries

native viburnum

piedmont azalea

buckeye

eastern sweet shrub

beauty berry

FLOWERS

baptisia

garden phlox

coneflower

blackeyed susan

aster

native milkweed

bee balm

coreopsis (mouse ear)

evening primrose

spiderwort


Participants should bring their own shovels, trowels, garden gloves and shoes/boots for possibly muddy conditions. On-street parking in the neighborhood is limited; carpool if coming with a group.

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