Habitat For Butterflies Created At Shadowlawn Park

The Rake and Hoe Juniors’ final meeting of the year was a work day at Shadowlawn pocket park, where they weeded the butterfly garden and planted zinnia seeds. The garden is designed to provide a nurturing habitat for butterflies and other pollinators.
The junior members also installed handmade stepping stones, under the guidance of adult members. The girls had the wonderful experience of creating stepping stones that were added to the park. The stones were created from broken pieces of china accumulated over the years by Rake & Hoe Member, Alice Cowell. Concrete block was purchased and the girls created their own original piece by laying the china on the block using thinset adhesive finishing with grout.
The Juniors, ranging from Kindergarten through high school students, meet monthly during the school year to work on projects focused on flower design, gardening and community service.
Anyone interested in joining the Rake and Hoe Garden Club is invited to call Pat Wilson at 908-389-9342. For additional information visit rakeandhoe.com.org.

(above) Back row: Alice Cowell, Emma Sylvester, Abigail McLaughlin, Holly Schlobohm, Beth Siano, Malissa Morabito, Joan Barna Front row: Alissa Stumpf, Melissa Fiorentino, Riley Dupuis, Arline Bound, Samantha Nocera, Arabella Morabito.

(above) Back row: Alice Cowell, Emma Sylvester, Abigail McLaughlin, Holly Schlobohm, Beth Siano, Malissa Morabito, Joan Barna Front row: Alissa Stumpf, Melissa Fiorentino, Riley Dupuis, Arline Bound, Samantha Nocera, Arabella Morabito.

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