FoWP community members got together to work in the garden today. We planted tobacco babies alongside those tobacco who re-seeded from last year. Put in some bergamont, yarrow and blanket flowers from Joce Two-Crows Tremblay. Very excited to see that … Continue reading Planting Day
Beautiful painting by Marlene Bluebird Stickings Continue reading Water is Life
The FoWP community has been through a lot this summer which culminated with the partial collapse and condemnation of the Peacock Hotel where many of our community members lived. Many of these folks are now homeless or living in worse … Continue reading Halloween For The People!
FoWP’s Spring BBQ and Gardening Party was a raging success! We fed upwards of 100 people with amazing home made food by community members as well as items donated by local businesses. We planted in the garden, did some fence … Continue reading Spring BBQ and Gardening Party
FoWP went to the North American Native Plant Society plant sale to pick up some new friends to plant in the garden during the Spring bbq and Planting Party. we bought: Blue Lobelia Butterfly Milkweed Grey Goldenrod Grey Cone flower … Continue reading plant sale
Friends of Watkisnon Park is excited to report that we received a grant from Park People to do three events this season. We are starting out with a Spring BBQ and Gardening Party! We welcome all food, music, poetry, art, … Continue reading Spring BBQ and Gardening Party!
Last year FoWP worked with Indigenous Land sovereignty earth worker Joce Tremblay to put in a Native Plant Garden. We grew plants in The Stop’s greenhouse and then transplanted to Watkinson Park. In the fall we harvested the plants and this … Continue reading Seed Saving!