Barb Thorkelson helps tidy up Gwynne Vaughan Park during the annual spring cleanup on Saturday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Volunteers help with Gwynne Vaughan Park spring cleanup

Warm weather draws gardeners to Gwynne Vaughan Park for annual cleanup

Enthusiastic gardeners took full advantage of the warm, sunny weather on the weekend as they pitched in to tidy up Gwynne Vaughan Park on Saturday.

The annual spring cleanup event drew about 25 members of the Gwynne Vaughan Park Society and the Friends of the Park.

The group had to postpone the cleanup, originally schedule a few weeks ago, due to snow and ice on the ground. Saturday’s mild weather finally allowed them to get their shovels in the ground.

The group is gearing up for the annual Garden Party and Plant Sale set for June 1.


 

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