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MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY - Fall GreenScape

City Announces FALL GreenScape Project “MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY”

(Annapolis, Maryland, September 7, 2012) — Mayor Joshua J. Cohen invites the City of Annapolis to participate in “Make a Difference Day,” the fall GreenScape project for 2012, on Saturday, October 27. “Make a Difference Day” is a national program encouraging groups and individuals to volunteer in their community.

Volunteers can order up to 200 bulbs, which include 100 orange tulips and 100 white daffodils with white and orange centers, for each project.  The bulbs are free and available on a first-come, first-serve basis with a reservation.

Reservations for bulbs will be accepted starting Monday, September 17. To order, please e-mail Marisa Wittlinger at mdwittlinger@annapolis.gov and provide your name, contact phone number and organization (if applicable), and indicate what public landscape area you will be planting and the number of bulbs you’re requesting. Bulbs must be planted in public spaces within the City of Annapolis.

Bulb pick-up will be held Monday, October 22 through Friday, October 26, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Roger “Pip” Moyer Community Recreation Center at 273 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis.

Planting recommendations for massed plantings are eight to 10 tulip bulbs or five daffodil bulbs per each square foot of garden.