Marion Square Renovation
Marion Square is a busy city park, hosting a weekly farmers market, festivals and events. Thanks to the Conservancy, the King Street side of Marion Square is much more colorful. In October 2014, the Conservancy began work on four beds along the King Street side of the park. Three of the four beds were empty, and the fourth bed was filled with a type of grass called Liriope, some of which was redistributed to the other three beds.
Over the course of the project, about 1,500 plants were added to Marion Square. And in early winter 2015, about 4,000 daffodil bulbs were added to the garden beds.
Thanks to the Conservancy, the King Street side of Marion Square is blooming almost year-round, giving locals and visitors plenty to enjoy as they stroll through one of the city’s busiest public spaces. The Conservancy and its volunteer Park Angels continue to maintain the beds throughout the year.