Helping the Habitat at Yates Mill Park!

On November 28,2022 the South Wake Conservationists (SWC) had a fun and very productive day at Yates Mill County Park! Six determined conservationists pulled weeds, removed lots of invasive plants and trees and trimmed back dead growth at one of the park’s pollinator gardens. They also spread seeds and encountered two interesting occupants of the … More Helping the Habitat at Yates Mill Park!

Please Join Us for a Pollinator Garden afternoon!

Please join us on Friday afternoon, December 9, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. as we tackle the weeds and invasive plants at Lincoln Heights Elementary School, 307 Bridge Street, Fuquay-Varina! This garden is an old friend and has had some beautiful blooms but it now needs a haircut! Please bring clippers and a trowel if you … More Please Join Us for a Pollinator Garden afternoon!

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!

Please Join Us for Another Pollinator Garden Planting Day!

Yes! We have another pollinator garden “workday” coming up soon! This time we will be at Bass Lake Park on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. The pollinator garden is located next to the picnic shelter at 1036 Bass Lake Rd., Holly Springs, NC. We will start at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 11 a.m. Please bring … More Please Join Us for Another Pollinator Garden Planting Day!

A Fun and Successful Planting Day at Yates Mill County Park!

On October 28, 2022 the South Wake Conservationists had a very productive planting day at Yates Mill County Park in Raleigh! We planted a wide variety of native plants in the Boulder Garden. In addition, we also planted a large number of Common Milkweed in adjacent gardens. Thanks to Bob, Reagan, Luke, Courtney, and Bill … More A Fun and Successful Planting Day at Yates Mill County Park!

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!

A Beautiful Day for Creating Pollinator Gardens!

On October 28, 2022 the South Wake Conservationists added two pollinator gardens to their list of accomplishments. The gardens were located at Crowder County Park. Thanks to Reagan, Luke, Bill, Bob S. and Bob B. for their hard and dedicated work. We also enjoyed partnering with the “Cooking Up Character” organization, who provided an opportunity … More A Beautiful Day for Creating Pollinator Gardens!

Please Join Us On October 28 as We Decorate the Boulder Garden!

Please join us on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. as we create another pollinator garden! This time up it will be Yates Mill County Park’s Boulder Garden! Yes, we will be adding native plants in close proximity to “rocky outcroppings!” Please bring knee pads, gloves and water. Tools will be provided. We will … More Please Join Us On October 28 as We Decorate the Boulder Garden!