2018 Report for Dover Beach Park

Neighborhood:

Fair Haven

Type of Site:

Park Friends

Address:

2 Lombard, New Haven, CT

Year

2018

Number of volunteers

11

Total volunteer hours

45

Number of events

9

Number of trees planted

1

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Crabapple

Number of shrubs planted

2

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Purple Ninebark

Number of perennials planted

11

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Echinacea, Baptisia Australis, Geranium Maculatum, Coreopsis P Summer Sunshine

Yards compost spread

0.00

Yards mulch spread

6.00

Summary

The Friends of Dover Beach Park worked diligently this summer and saw success at all of the sites they work at. The Friends of Dover Beach work in three spaces: an urban oasis at the corner of Middletown Ave and Front Street, a fenced in urban oasis on Front Street, and a butterfly garden space along Front street near a playground and splash pad. At the corner urban oasis native perennials were planted and the space recently bloomed beautifully. The fenced urban oasis began covered in weeds, but ended the season as an open and inviting space ripe for future plantings. Finally, the butterfly garden saw a tree and perennials planted by local children who frequent the nearby playground. Each space saw very different types of work, but all accomplished the goal of stewardship, community, and restoration.