Archive for August, 2008

Second Planting Day – Saturday 6th of September

August 28th, 2008

Hi,

We had a great turnout at the first planting day and managed to plant almost 1800 plants (more than expected). The plants are surviving well so far, so thanks to all who came along to help.

The details for the second of the three planting days are as follows:

Date: Saturday September 6
Time: 1pm 
Place: Boardwalk on the Roy Clements Treeway [32 Alberton Ave]

So, please come along and joing in, and bring your friends!

Please bring: SPADE, GARDENING GLOVES, WARM CLOTHES, SUITABLE WORK BOOTS/SHOES OR GUMBOOTS, WET WEATHER GEAR (COATS), A COLD DRINK, AND A SNACK IF SPECIAL DIETARY NEEDS.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Rain date: Sunday September 7
Time: 1pm

Planting Day – Saturday 16th of August

August 10th, 2008

Hi,

STEPS has received requests from Wai Care and Metrowater to become involved in three weekend planting days alongside the new boardwalk (which some of you may have already seen). We’re hoping to put approximately 1500 plants in the ground each weekend.

We’d love it if you could come along and join in – and bring your friends!

The details for the first of these planting days are as follows:

Date: Saturday August 16
Time: 1pm (till about 4pm, plus tea break)
Place: Alberton Ave end of the Roy Clements Treeway [32 Alberton Ave]

***Please note that a talk will be given beforehand regarding the project, planting techniques, plant species and spacing, and the planting plan for the day, plus health and safety issues. Therefore, please plan to be on site by 1pm***

All volunteers need to bring: SPADE, GARDENING GLOVES, WARM CLOTHES, SUITABLE WORK BOOTS/SHOES OR GUMBOOTS, WET WEATHER GEAR (COATS), PERSONAL MEDICATION IF NECESSARY (eg EPIPENS), A COLD DRINK, AND A SNACK IF SPECIAL DIETARY NEEDS.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Rain date: Sunday August 17
Time: 1pm