October 20, 2003 — Garden Resources of Washington announces —
SPRING-BLOOMING BULBS ARE AVAILABLE FOR COMMUNITY & YOUTH GARDENING PROJECTS IN WASHINGTON, DC
What kind of bulbs? A mix of daffodils, tulips, crocuses, etc.
How many can we have? Depends upon the area you plan to plant.
When should they be planted? As soon as possible.
When will they bloom? At different bloom times, ranging from early March to late May.
Who can get bulbs? Groups engaging neighbors, youth, adults, club members, etc. in community & youth garden projects at diverse locations such as: parks, schools, community facilities, nursing homes, public housing, etc. These can be located in any part of the city, but priority will be given to projects located on Capitol Hill and projects benefitting low-income city residents.
How do we get the bulbs? Contact GROW (see details below) to place a request and to set up an appointment for bulb pickup.
How do we plant bulbs? GROW will provide easy to follow soil preparation and planting instructions.
What if we don’t have funds for soil preparation or tools? GROW may be able to provide these materials. Contact GROW (see details below) for simple application information on getting this extra help.
How to contact GROW: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-234-0591 (don’t stop by the office; the bulbs are not there!)