Lenzi Park

Volunteer Leader(s):

Jenny Berkett
Sara Ohly
Britton Rogers

Neighborhood: Wooster Square

Type of Site: Park Friends Park Friends

Address: Corner of St. Johns and Jefferson Sts., New Haven, CT


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2022 Greenspace Report

The Friends of Lenzi Park have a strong legacy of care for the space. This year, long-term volunteers such as Jenny, Jerry, Sara and Mary blended with new volunteers such as Julianne, Diane, Mike and Jesse to continue to upkeep the beautiful park. The group hit the ground running, weeding and mulching faster earlier in the season than they ever have. They also decided to add a few more flowering plants to their garden islands to celebrate the early completion of their weeding tasks. Their consistent care and watering allowed the parks plants survived a difficult season without much rain. Most importantly, the group grew closer as neighbors and friends.

2022 Accomplishments

  • 6 perennials planted (3 Ligularia and 3 Barrenwort/Epimedium)
  • 3.0 yards mulch spread
  • 9 events
  • 8 volunteers
  • 80 volunteer hours