Perfect Weather for Sprucing Up a Pollinator Garden!

Three energetic members of South Wake Conservationists spent a couple of hours sprucing up the pollinator garden at Lincoln Heights Elementary Magnet School in Fuquay-Varina! The weather was great and the trio trimmed back dead plant growth, spread some seeds and dead-headed some plants! The garden is really taking shape and the trio noticed new … More Perfect Weather for Sprucing Up a Pollinator Garden!

Out with the weeds, in with the seeds!

SWC members are whipping the three pollinator gardens they built in the local area into shape this Fall: Lincoln Heights Elementary School, Fuquay-Varina, NC; Millbrook Elementary School, Raleigh, NC and the Big Lake in William B. Umstead State Park, Raleigh, NC. As the new pollinator plants grow to fill the spaces established, so have the … More Out with the weeds, in with the seeds!

Pollinator Maintenance at Lincoln Heights Elementary

SWC members broke out the garden gloves and tools on July 7 for an early-morning pollinator garden maintenance workday at our sponsored Lincoln Heights Elementary School site, working with the school’s Environmental Connections Integration Specialist Laura Wood. The new pollinator plants have matured this year and are a rich mixture of colors and textures, but … More Pollinator Maintenance at Lincoln Heights Elementary

Join Us for a “Beautify Pollinator Garden Day!”

Join us at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, at Lincoln Heights Magnet Elementary School! We will be weeding their beautiful pollinator garden! We will start early to avoid the heat but later arrivals are welcome. Please bring comfortable “gardening attire”, water and sum protection. Trowels are also recommended to handle those pesky weeds! If … More Join Us for a “Beautify Pollinator Garden Day!”

South Wake Conservationists Collect Trash and Enhance a Pollinator Garden!

On May 24, 2021, four members of the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) collected 75 pounds of trash and also worked on the pollinator garden at Lincoln Heights Magnet School in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. SWC members planted a few small pollinator plants, added considerable compost to the garden and performed various weeding chores.

Street Cleanup and Pollinator Garden Maintenance

On Monday, May 24, 8:30 am – 11:30 am, South Wake Conservationists’ volunteers will be gathering with school staff to pick up trash along Bridge St. in Fuquay-Varina, NC. Lincoln Heights Elementary School, 307 Bridge St., have adopted this street as part of the NCDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program. After collecting the litter along the street, we’ll … More Street Cleanup and Pollinator Garden Maintenance