If you have been by the orchard lately you will have noticed a new structure rising in the midst of the trees. Our gazebo is almost completed and is looking just like it has always belonged in the orchard.
Many of you probably noticed the display of tulips earlier in May. Most of them turned out to be white with splashes of red.
We are indebted to Alois Cartwright for his additional donation of petrified rock, which our chair Russell Belbeck will use to mount the memorial plaques in the orchard.
Mrs. Thomson’s third and fourth graders came out to the Heritage Orchard in Rockglen to plant vegetables and flowers as part of a project for the Rockglen Beautification Committee. The gardens will be part of the display for the dedication
Volunteers plant trees around park and ball diamonds.
Our tree planting will be one of 150 events across the country in 2017 to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary.
May can’t come soon enough!
We’ve had fun with Mrs. Thompson’s 3rd/4th grade class working in the Heritage Orchard. Last week the class shared more of their photos with us. Take a look and see what they’ve been up to.
Mrs. Thomson’s third and fourth grade class invited volunteers, who helped with the garden demonstration project at Rockglen’s Heritage Orchard, to a special program in the classroom as a way to say thanks. They sang songs, fed us homemade treats,
The Rockglen Beautification Committee is excited to announce that it has received $11,000 in grant money from Peavy Mart to help develop and maintain the new Heritage Orchard