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Egleston Community Orchard (ECO) Workday

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Egleston Community Orchard (ECO) Workday

Time: June 25, 2011 from 10am to 3pm
Location: 195 Boylston, JP
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Event Type: volunteer, landscape/agriculture, work
Organized By: Mike Steinhoff
Latest Activity: Jun 20, 2011

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Event Description

Important perennial tasks for every work day are:

[1] Weeding. The most persistent weeds in ECO (esp. in apple guild!) are
- Japanese Knotweed,
- Brown Dog Strangling Vine, not kidding with name
- Burdock
- Labrador violets

[2] Remove trash/litter especially near the boundaries of ECO where passers-by dump cigarettes, wrappers, etc. Remove stones from grassy/lawn/beds.

Suggested tasks for 25 June work day:

[3] Add compost/leaf mulch to all ornamental plant beds, and around plantings in the apple guild - to improve water retention. Dog days are summer/drought are coming.

[4] Relocate blueberry bush from ECO back/compost bin to near brick-stone walkway. Plant new blueberry bush alongside brick-stone walkway.

[5] Start construction of 3-tier composting system.

[6] Start work on rain water collection.

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