Phase 1 of the Forest Patio project is complete

Phase 1 of the Forest Patio project is completed (pictures attached). Thank you to all of our volunteers including Stephanie from Drew Valley, Terrell Carstens, Chris and Val Horner, Rob Turner and his family, Josh Sinclair, Anand Thaker, Greg Trinkle, Steve and Lee Walker. Big thank you to Greg Trinkle for the use of his pressure washer. Steve Walker built the fence yesterday. A few minor things remain including trellis’ at the community garden and garden plants. The landscape beds are built, perennials and herbs are planted, fruit trees are in the ground (Apricot, Apple, Peach and Plum) and the community garden fence is up. The Butterfly Garden in the center of the landscape will develop Forest Patio Phs 1 Completion 2 Forest Patio Phs 1 Completionbutterfly/hummingbird blooms by July or earlier. We’ll begin planting the garden when the irrigation system is installed in the next couple of weeks.

Phase 2 will consist of picnic table area renovation, irrigation system installation and river bridge reconstruction.

If you’d like to donate online please go to our website . Any funds donated will go towards a matching grant program from Park Pride. Not to say all funds will be matched but they contribute towards the Park Pride matching grant programs that occur in November. You’ll find promotional opportunities with Blo Beauty Bar (30% off) and Brookhaven Fitness Studio (free class) on our website as well.

We currently need river bridge reconstruction assistance and irrigation piping installation (installation only).

We’d like to thank the following corporate sponsors:

Melissa – Blo Beauty Bar – – Corporate Sponsorship

Rachael Moncayo – Brookhaven Fitness Studio – – Corporate Sponsorship

Kerri and Jared Levitt-Buckhaven Construction Services- – Bobcat Services

Casey Tree – – Bobcat services, wood chip mulch

Jeremy Barnes – Ferguson Enterprises – – Irrigation Supplies

Rick Glisson – Haven Real Estate Investments – – New Playground Bathroom

Houston and Katrienne Feaster- K&H Homes –  Donor houses for landscape plants and trailer

Bill and Diana Waldrop – Kennesaw Mountain Daylily Gardens – – The most beautiful tetraploids you’ll ever see

Barry Stooksbury/ Brian Aguirre – Lowe’s Chamblee – – Countless items including but limited to garden fencing, landscape timbers, fruit trees, plants, deck stain, discounts and support

Tim Nama – Mayfield Signature Homes – – Picnic Area Renovation

The Home Depot – sprinkler heads and PVC fittings.

Robert Cole and Bennett Sands – Wood Partners – – Topsoil, Donor landscape plants

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