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Community Pride Volunteers ~30 years at Work in Public Gardens & Projects~ Placerville, California
Welcome to our photo montage archives of Gardens and Projects; enjoy our walking tours, and see our plant lists that have served as our guide for 30 years of volunteer work at public spaces.
This page is for volunteers and gardens we don't want to forget.
Our heartfelt thanks to all who have contributed to making Placerville a better place. Without you this page would be empty.
See Magical Fairies, Fairy Doors and Whimsical Creatures in the Public Art Murals by Debra Power. If you look closely you will see Fairy Garden Popup Portals by Josette Johnson and Garden Paw Print Stepping Stones by Debra Power located near the Fairy Garden Projects!
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Community Pride Volunteers of Placerville California
Who We Are ~
The City of Placerville Committee was established by city resolution in 1990 to implement the General Plan Community Design Element recommendation to promote city beautification. Community Pride Volunteers work in public garden projects. Our city beautification organization is dedicated to "Improving the grace and charm of Placerville" by promoting community volunteerism in gardening, landscaping, public art projects, and other beautification projects on public property through volunteer membership and participation of individuals and community service organizations.
What we have done recently ~
Our volunteer organization maintained gardens and murals throughout Placerville; along Broadway, Main Street, the Caltrans Scenic Highway 50 corridor, the El Dorado Trial, Randolph Creek, Hangtown Creek and Gold Bug Park. We Pulled weeds, planted flowers, scattered wildflower seeds, updated irrigation, improved the soil, cleaned up areas and we held volunteer work days. The Historic Bell and Vietnam Memorial plaques have found a home on Main Street. Phase 1 & 2 of our Monument Garden Project is completed. We have developed a landscape plan for the Monument Garden Project.
What we plan on doing soon ~
Creation of new landscape, a new Caltrans Adopt-A-Highway poppy seed project and art projects throughout the City. Maintenance of existing city gardens, work projects and public art. Recruitment of volunteers and community service organizations. Fundraising to support Community Pride efforts. Promotion of existing city gardens, work projects and public art at public spaces in Placerville. Public outreach with Community Pride Newsletter and Placerville Garden Walk promotion. Coming this Spring look for our Gold Bug Park Garden Project Interpretive Brochure.
Where & How to volunteer at our garden projects or to donate go here:Contact Community Pride founding member Kathi Lishman for a Note & Notice of our garden work days, Placerville garden walk information, wildflower seeding, public art information and special events. Community Pride Volunteers are dedicated volunteers working in public gardens and work projects on city beautification to help make our community a better place since 1990. For more information on how you can help get involved in community service projects contact the City of Placerville at: Town Hall 549 Main Street, Placerville, California 95667 Phone: (530) 642-5232.
Call to Volunteers ~
If you like to garden and are interested in volunteering, Placerville's Community Pride Committee is looking for you. Come out and help us in public garden projects pulling weeds and planting flowers, scattering wildflower seeds on our public garden and Caltrans Adopt-A-Highway projects. We would love to see you in the garden at our monthly Gardens & Projects work days.