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You are needed!

I trust you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I know we all are thankful for the Meadow at K-State, and Katie and I are very thankful to those supporting the project in various ways.

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You are needed!

We have one more day in the Meadow for final clean-up of clippings — a much-needed task given that we weren’t able to complete this last week. We hope you can lend a hand between 1-3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4 to bring a close to the maintenance needs this year.

Feel free to come as is convenient for you during this 2-hour period. Lindsay will be renting a machine to handle final cutting beforehand. So all we’ll need is your hands and leaf rakes to gather and pile.

Dress appropriately, bring a hydrating beverage and a friend

Like last time, Varsity Donuts were provided for us. You might want to bring coffee or cocoa.

Learn more about the Meadow here.

This post was written by Riccardo Prudenti, Master’s Candidate – Landscape Architecture – Kansas State University.

Volunteer Meadow Work Day Saturday, November 7

What: Volunteer Meadow Work Day

When: Saturday, June 20 10 am-1 pm

Where: The Meadow, north of the Beach Museum of Art

What to Bring: Rake, hat, sturdy footwear and clothing, and gardening shears

Fall Colors in the Meadow Image Credit Aileen June Wang
Fall Colors in the Meadow
Image Credit Aileen June Wang

Guess what happened two and a half years ago. We first seeded the Meadow, and now we have a thriving landscape of native plants in a highly visible spot on campus.

Those plants need some assistance as we prepare for the third season of growth. So on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10-1 p.m. we hope to remove excess vegetation so the plants have room this spring.

Those who have rakes, please bring them! And you may want your hat, work shows and work clothes. We’ll do some wildflower ID-ing and learn about our native grasses as well as take some time out for some apple cider and goodies

See the new, very informative and easy-to-read Meadow blog post (Q&A format) https://blogs.k-state.edu/meadow/