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Platoon Leaders will ensure the safety of our volunteers, partners and the community by implementing safety protocols and procedures . Please contact the event organizer if you have any questions.
Houston 2nd Platoon is returning to Beauty's Community Garden! Join us as we help to sustain this amazing garden in Independence Heights! Lunch, water, Gatorade, and a TMC shirt will be provided to all volunteers. All skills and ages welcome.
Mask, hand sanitizer, and gloves will be provided to all volunteers. Temperature will be checked upon arrival. Social distancing practices will be enforced.
Project Scope: - Till existing soil to remove/uproot any remaining root systems of weeds - Plant drought tolerant herbs (Rosemary, Basil, Lavender, Lemongrass) and Aloe Vera throughout the space - Apply 4 inch layer of mulch - Plant passionflower vine to fill in northern half of fence - Using wood chips as a mulch for in between beds - Remove Mulberry tree - Construct a fire pit over mulberry tree using historic heights bricks
What To Wear :
TMC shirt, hat, sunglasses, closed-toed shoes
What To Bring :
Inclement Weather Plan :
Inclement weather will be posted to the TMC Houston Facebook page.