GreenScape

Fall GreenScape "Make a Difference Day" was Saturday, October 24

Volunteers planted 2,525 tulip and daffodil bulbs in public spaces throughout Annapolis!

Make a Difference Day is a national effort encouraging groups and individuals to volunteer in their community to improve the lives of others. To learn how you can volunteer, please contact Marisa Wittlinger at mdwittlinger@annapolis.gov..

GreenScape is a city and community partnership investment of beautification, clean-up, and planting in public spaces throughout the City of Annapolis. GreenScape was founded through the efforts of former Mayor Ellen Moyer and the Annapolis Recreation and Parks Advisory Board. Since 1991, hundreds of projects have been initiated and adopted by individuals, community groups and neighborhood associations. GreenScape takes place each spring with additional endeavors in the fall during the national Make a Difference Day, a national effort encouraging groups and individuals to volunteer in their community to improve the lives of others.

Journey North Tulip Test Garden

In fall 2018, the City of Annapolis participated in the Journey North Tulip Test Garden program during "Make a Difference Day" (fall GreenScape project.) This was an effort in which community volunteers helped scientists track season and climate changes around the world. When the tulips emerged and bloomed in spring 2019, the community announced the arrival of spring in Annapolis!