Volunteer Update: June, 2021

Volunteer Update: June, 2021

Over the past past month, volunteers in the Rhododendron Garden have made great headway weeding beds along Skyline Dr and in the McCready Arbor area. They freed several rhododendrons, big and small, from encroaching snowberry. Others have spread yards of mulch around...
Volunteer Update: May, 2021

Volunteer Update: May, 2021

It’s remarkably beautiful right now at Hendricks Park. The rhododendrons and companion plants are bursting with color, native plants are slowly unveiling themselves, and the trees are fuller with every passing day. The first park-wide volunteer May Day celebration was...
Volunteer Update: April, 2021

Volunteer Update: April, 2021

This past month has been a busy time in the Rhododendron Garden. With spring arriving, there has been weeding galore throughout the garden. This included areas around Rock Creek where some volunteers pulled celandine, while others removed tired-out rushes. The beds...
Volunteer Update: March-April, 2021

Volunteer Update: March-April, 2021

In recent weeks, volunteers have weeded, edged, mulched, and then weeded some more around the main loop of the Rhododendron Garden and down Barto’s path. Last week, they moved to the xeric meadow and rock creek bed to keep sprucing things up for spring. In the Native...