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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Press Release: City of Annapolis 2024 Spring Greenscape Scheduled for April 20

PRESS RELEASE

Department of Recreation and Parks

                            

160 Duke of Gloucester Street

Annapolis, Maryland 21401

www.Annapolis.gov


                                                                   

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media contact: Wesley Wood, 410-263-7958 or wcwood@annapolis.gov 

 

City of Annapolis 2024 Spring Greenscape Scheduled for April 20

Celebrating 32 Years of Beautification in the City


Annapolis, MD (January 22, 2024) - Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley and Recreation and Parks Director Roslyn Johnson invite residents of the City of Annapolis to join in the effort to beautify Maryland’s Capital City by participating in GreenScape 2024. The planting day is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, first day for ordering free bulbs is February 7, 2024. 


GreenScape is a volunteer effort that encourages individuals and organizations to plant and maintain flower and vegetable gardens in public spaces throughout the City.  For GreenScape, the City provides plant materials, mulch, trash bags and gloves. In 2023, more than 350 people participated in GreenScape to plant 1,775 perennials, 94 trees and shrubs, and 314 herbs and vegetables.


Participants in GreenScape must pre-register to receive plants. Two GreenScape organizational meetings will be held at the Pip Moyer Recreation Center (273 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis), both on Wednesdays: 6 p.m. on Feb. and 6 p.m. March 6


If you are unable to attend either meeting, the order form can be downloaded at www.annapolis.gov/GreenScape starting Feb. 7. Complete the form and email it to Marisa Wittlinger at mdwittlinger@annapolis.gov.


For more information, please visit www.annapolis.gov/GreenScape.


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The Mission of the Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department: To enrich the quality of life for Annapolis area residents and advocate for healthy, active living by offering quality recreational programs and community facilities within an array of parks and natural open spaces.



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