Join Us Once Again at Millbrook Magnet School!

We recently had such a good time at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School, that we have decided to return! There are still weeds to be pulled, plants to be cut back and Rattlesnake Masters to plant! Please join us on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. as we enhance Millbrook’s beautiful gardens! The school is … More Join Us Once Again at Millbrook Magnet School!

Giving the Pollinator Plants Some Breathing Room at Millbrook Elementary

SWC visited Millbrook Elementary School, one of our seven pollinator gardens, this morning (Nov. 2) to tackle the weeds encroaching on the pollinator plants. John led the team, as we triaged the good from the bad (mainly Bermuda grass!) and restored the natural beauty of the beds. Thanks to Bob, Regan, Chad, Bill, Ray, and … More Giving the Pollinator Plants Some Breathing Room at Millbrook Elementary

Let’s Do Some Pollinator Garden Enhancement!

Please join us at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 as we enhance the beautiful pollinator gardens at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School. We will be spending 2 hours weeding, dead-heading, raking and performing related tasks as we prepare the gardens for winter! Please bring water, kneepads and appropriate sun protection. Tools will be provided. … More Let’s Do Some Pollinator Garden Enhancement!

Join Us for a Very Active Pollinator Garden Season!

South Wake Conservationists will be very busy this autumn enhancing or creating pollinator gardens throughout Wake County. These events will typically start at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude either 11 a.m. or noon. We hope you can join us as we beautify the county! Below is our schedule. Each event will be posted separately on … More Join Us for a Very Active Pollinator Garden Season!

Let’s Enjoy a Mid-Winter School Workday!

Please join us on Friday, January 28 at 1:00 p.m. for a fun and productive outdoor pruning party at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School, 1520 East Millbrook Rd., Raleigh. We will be working in the school’s pollinator gardens cutting back dead growth, dead-heading, weeding and preparing the gardens for spring. The school will provide tools and … More Let’s Enjoy a Mid-Winter School Workday!

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!

Join Us for a “Millbrook Weeding Party!”

Hope you can join the South Wake Conservationists on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Millbrook Magnet Elementary School in Raleigh for a pollinator garden “beautification event!” We will meet at 7:30 a.m. and conclude at 9:30 a.m. Millbrook Elementary is located at 1520 East Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC. Please bring water, gardening attire, sunscreen and … More Join Us for a “Millbrook Weeding Party!”