Report of Mary Scott Nature Park workday September 03, 2016
Seven energetic neighbors and GNPS members met at the Mary Scott Nature Park to enjoy a beautiful fall-like afternoon. We worked to remove exotic pest plants, like Microstegium, kudzu, chaff flower, English ivy, Southern magnolia, mimosa, and Chinese holly. Susan’s garden was weeded. We filled seven bags with invasive plant material to be composted by the county. None of the common milkweed planted last month near the Briarcliff wooded margin were in evidence.
The next scheduled workday will be Saturday, October 01, 2016, 1:00-3:00 pm when we plan to plant the parking oval with winterberry, beautyberry, and blueberry bushes to provide seasonal food for our native birds and to beautify the entry area for our neighbors.