Monday, September 26, 2016
Crossridge Park Prairie Seed Collection Scheduled for October 15th
The Parks & Recreation Commission has been working for over a decade to develop the prairie at Crossridge Park. The prairie seed collected will be utilized at Crossridge Park and in various locations throughout the City to reduce mowing costs. The prairie grasses and flowers also create a beautiful, natural landscape with plants native to Wisconsin. Those who participate can also take seed home for use on their own property.
Seed collection is typically done by hand, but some people find scissors/snips helpful. Wear clothes that are appropriate for walking in tall grasses and dress for the weather. Garden or leather gloves are helpful when collecting the seed. Also consider bringing sunscreen and a bottle of water.
For additional information contact Inga Cushman, Assistant to the City Administrator, at (608) 868-6900 ext. 5 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Posted by Inga Cushman - Assistant to the City Administrator at 10:22 AM