Current Project 2015-2016

  1. Maintain Gardens: continue working with community partners, paid contract labor, and volunteers to cultivate these areas for the community and visitors enjoyment
    • Green Bridge
    • Salado Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Center – Demonstration Gardens
      • Eagle Scout drip line and compost demonstration projects
      • 1st Monday Gardeners maintain
    • Educational Center at Thomas Arnold Elementary
    • Sculpture Garden – A Village of Salado Park
    • Sirena – and Eagle Scout project
  2. Pocket Gardens with partner organizations:
    • College Hill Park
    • Library
    • First United Methodist Church
    • Tablerock
    • St. Joseph Episcopal Church.
  3. Partner with Main Street Committee and Village to seek grants to enhance the Village
    • Native Plant Grant for College Hill Park
  4. Special Events
    • Quarterly community educational programs on timely topics.
    • Earth Day Celebration – annual event held in PACE Park, community education day for kids and adults
    • Spring and Fall Clean up Days
      • Coordinate with SISD Recycle program and provide Don’t Mess with Texas resources to the SISD teachers
    • Garden Tours for visiting groups
  5. Utilize Salado High School technology students and UMHB Intern to develop materials and redesign website
  6. Develop Adopt-A-Spot litter reduction campaign and Adopt-A-Highway program