Volunteer Update: Late Fall, 2021

Volunteer Update: Late Fall, 2021

This fall has been busy time for volunteers in the park. Under the guidance of Christina Bentrup, who always put together a variety of tasks suiting differing tastes and abilities, notable progress has been made in both gardens. In the Rhododendron Garden, beyond the...
Volunteer Update:  Early Fall, 2021

Volunteer Update: Early Fall, 2021

In the Rhododendron Garden, volunteers have been busy around the rock creek area and upper Summit Path. Many thousands of small weeds were pulled, lots of blackberry dug, and one bed was mulched. Combined with the fine gravel work done to repair the trails, this...
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...