A Mysterious Visitor in Ben Nobleman Park

Janina and Audrey, the “Tree Girls” mulched the trees in the west side of Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard while a mysterious visitor appeared in the east….

This weekend eight dedicated volunteers came to Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard to care for our fruit trees and pollinator garden. It was a wonderful day like all of our stewardship days. Janina and Audrey were in the west side of the park, working on expanding the mulch circles around our beautiful apple trees. And in the west side of the park, Susan, Sherry, Giselle, Lynn, Zsuzsa and Rafaela were weeding the garden bed. Focused on the task at hand, initially we didn’t realize we had a mysterious visitor in our midst… Continue reading

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Fruit Tree Mulching Day in Ben Nobleman Park

Mulching a young Asian Pear tree in The Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard

After three days of rain and more to come, the volunteers of the Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard were surprised to have a beautiful, dry morning for our stewardship day. And with a yard of beautiful quality compost from Pick-A-Mix to distribute amongst the fruit trees, there was LOTS to do. (By the way, if you order compost from them, tell them you heard about it from Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard and they’ll give us a small discount next year!) Continue reading

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Apricot Trees in Bloom

Lynn poses in front of the apricot trees in Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard.

Well, spring is here if the beautiful apricot trees in Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard are blooming and if Lynn is back at her desk, ready to get us all organized for stewardship days this year.  Continue reading

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