Thank You to Our Volunteers!

April 21, 2023

By Kathleen Kennedy

Bridge Gardens

With spring clean up underway at Bridge Gardens, we were grateful for some significant extra help in late March. Two teams of volunteers arrived from Timberland Corp. to help uncover the roses from their winter mulch. This job always needs extra hands to complete as the spring warmup reveals early growth on the many roses in our garden. Uncovering the roses and moving that mulch to our new woodland path with wheelbarrows and pitch forks is a day’s work, made much easier by these helpers!

Corporate volunteer groups are always welcome - if you know of an organization that encourages or requires employees to give time throughout the year, have them contact Kathy Kennedy to arrange a work day at one of the Trust’s preserves.

Bridge Gardens also relies on steady volunteers like Heidi O. who comes to the garden weekly to help primarily in the rose garden. From pruning deadwood, deadheading spent blossoms, to sweeping and weeding the rose rondel, Heidi’s skillful hands make a big difference all year long. Thank you Heidi!


Heidi pruning deadwood in the rose garden

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