2010 Report for Dover Beach Park

Neighborhood:

Fair Haven

Type of Site:

Park Friends

Address:

2 Lombard, New Haven, CT

Year

2010

Number of volunteers

20

Total volunteer hours

87

Number of events

8

Number of trees planted

6

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1 Autumn Purple Ash, 2 Lindens, 2 Sugar Maples, 1 Pin Oak

Number of shrubs planted

1

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Itea for the butterfly garden

Number of perennials planted

32

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liriope, lavender, buddleia, coneflower, black-eyed susan, Russian sage

Yards compost spread

1.00

Yards mulch spread

3.00

Summary

Dover Beach Park on Front Street underwent a lot of change this summer, with a new sea wall in place and playground equipment on the way. Additionally, the Friends of Dover Beach Park planted 6 trees, adding some shade to the exposed site. They also spruced up the lovely butterfly garden, replaced a few dead flowers, and kept it lush with water, despite the heat. A cadre of local children participated. Any adults interested in getting involved should contact Pat Bissell.

Other activity

The butterfly garden was spruced up and watered regularly, providing a wealth of colorful flowers all summer.