Zilker Great Lawn is Open

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Pictures from today’s opening ceremonies – thanks to WT Fraser. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] [/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] [/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

7/18 Zilker Volunteer Day – thanks to our 80 plus volunteers

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Over 80 volunteers came out to the Zilker Great Lawn (formerly known as the Soccer Fields) to help spread lots of mulch and clean up the curbs and sidewalks along Lou Neff Road.  It was a …

Zilker: That’s a lot of dillo dirt!

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Over a week ago (12.27.08), the Parks department began work on the big Zilker irrigation project -essentially leveling the site, installing 17,000 feet of irrigation pipes and 42 acres of sod!  The first big project is to add soil amendments – in this case, Dillo Dirt – a compost blend made by the city with yard waste trimmings and composted …