Adopt-A-Park Featured Park: Lott Pocket Park

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Lott Pocket Park: Park Size Does Not Matter Located on a block of land between Catalpa, Curve, Olive, and Branch streets, Lott Pocket Park shows that park size does not matter. While Lott Pocket Park may be small, it is mighty with amenities that make it a popular spot in the community. One of the main attractions of the park is …

12 Ways to be Involved in Austin’s Parks in 2018

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Looking for some exciting ways to get involved in Austin’s Parks this year? Check out these 12 involvement opportunities: 1. Movies in the Park Austin Parks Foundation puts on a series of movies in parks around Austin! While the schedule hasn’t yet been announced, you don’t have to wait long. Check back in February for a full calendar including titles, …

We’re plotting some dirty restoration

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Here they are, our much ballyhooed Pease Park Soil-Restoration Test Plots. What you see here is a long view of several plots. Each plot is divided into six parts – three tilled, three untilled. Each part is then treated with a layer of either Dillo dirt, liquid compost (also known as compost tea), or nothing. Below the first picture is …