Volunteer For Lilac Project’s ‘Maintenance Morning’ May 26
For four years, citizen volunteers have worked to beautify Hwy 55 in Golden Valley by planting lilacs and other vegetation. This year, volunteers can pitch in for “maintenance morning” to help with upkeep in the planted areas.
The first annual Lilac Project Maintenance Morning will be May 26, from 9 am – noon, at 9010 Olson Memorial Hwy. Volunteers are needed to weed and survey the plants this spring and to add mulch to planting areas in the fall.
The goal of the Lilac Project is to continue until the expanse from Wirth Parkway to Hwy 169 is planted. The grass-roots community project is a collaboration between Bridge Builders, the City of Golden Valley, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Community Roadside Landscaping Partnership Program.
The fifth annual Lilac Planting Party will be Sept 22 from 9 am to 1 pm. Consider gathering a group from your neighborhood, church, business, or club to form a planting team, and see the fruits of your labor beautifying the community for years to come.