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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Important perennial tasks for every work day are:
 Weeding. The most persistent weeds in ECO (esp. in apple guild!) are
- Japanese Knotweed, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_knotweed
- Brown Dog Strangling Vine, not kidding with name http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cynanchum_rossicum
- Burdock http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_Burdock
- Labrador violets http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viola_labradorica
 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:
 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.
 Relocate blueberry bush from ECO back/compost bin to near brick-stone walkway. Plant new blueberry bush alongside brick-stone walkway.
 Start construction of 3-tier composting system.
 Start work on rain water collection.
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