Contemporary urban parks play a vital role in breaking up the gray, synthetic monotony that tends to dominate cityscapes, imbuing metropolitan environments with vibrant patches of color and creating spaces for public events, outdoor exploration, and natural discovery. As the steward of one of Boston's most prominent park systems, the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy oversees a blooming vein of lush landscape adorned by bright verdure and brilliant colors. The greenway curves in a long path around the bend of the city, connecting several neighborhoods from Chinatown to the North End. It unifies the area once divided by the old elevated highway, weaving urban streets with green spaces that host modern sculptures, guided tours, farmers markets, storytelling, and a working carousel.
The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway represents a nearly complete design that breathes life into a once bland stripe of Boston with ample foliage and horticultural gems. Beginning in the fall, the conservancy planted the first phase of bulbs and perennials along the path with the intention of adding the final touches of color in the spring. The conservancy intends to complement these initial plantings with 9 to 12 rosebushes and additional perennials along a section of the Greenway, making the space an even richer, more inviting resource for Bostonians of all ages and backgrounds.
Join G-Team and donate $5 to help the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy beautify the city by adding blooms along the greenway. If G-Team members raise $250, the conservancy can plant 12 new rose bushes, improving the natural brilliance of an important civic park space and inspiring outdoor excursions. Each additional $5 raised will go toward planting more flowering perennials.
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