A Community Service Group of 14 students from the High School of Public Service, came through the BuildOn organization came to the park today to help Friends of Brower Park remediate the tree pits surrounding the park. With their help and hard work we completed our mission of caring for all the street trees on the square block surrounding the park. A total of 17 tree pits. Next week, we will put perennial native plants into the pits.
Wheelbarrows and pitchforks to transport mulch to the tree pits.
It is important to remove grass and weeds from the tree pit. They compete with the tree for resources.
Working around the Belgian Stones. The stones interfere with water and air entering the tree pit.