Projects

COMMUNITY PROJECTS

FOR THE YEAR 2014-2015

 

NEW PROJECTS

 

 

Boston Flower Show Competition, design an exhibit with plants appropriate for a small bay window.

 

Safford Park, working with city, help design and plant small area of renovated park.

 

Trash Mob, As needed, organize Quincy and North Quincy High students to clean up specified sites.

 

Parklet, Civic Beautification Committee to work with city on small area "parklet"in Wollaston.

 

 

CONTINUING PROJECTS

 

Anne Hutchinson Square, maintenance of hillside and planting of more rock garden plants; sponsor the Anne Hutchinson Memorial Wreath Design competition in July.

 

Art in Bloom at the Museum of Fine Arts participation by two club designers.

 

Children's Peace Garden & Atrium Garden at Thomas Crane Public Library Main Branch, Quincy - design, plant and maintain gardens with partners TCPL Friends and Operation Day's Work.

 

Cleaner, Greener Quincy, support and participate as individuals and as a club in city-wide efforts to clean-up the city in May.

 

Josiah Quincy House,  - apply for a grant to install permanent gravel pathways in four season garden.  Work with Historic New England staff and volunteers on projects involving planting, pruning and weeding for four season interest.

 

Open Meetings of Club held for community participation.

 

Planters at Wollaston Branch Library & Quincy Historical Association, design, plant and maintenance for four season interest.

 

Quincy's Farmers Market - work with children on horiculture activities.

 

Succulent Plant Display and Design Vignettes at the Adams Shore Branch of the Thomas Crane Public Library - design, plant and maintain succulents in four indoor garden spaces for public enjoyment and education in hotriculture.