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Adopt a Flowerbed Volunteer Program 2022

          
Beautification Commission
15915 Southfield Road
Allen Park, MI 48101
313-386-7302
allenparkbc@gmail.com

Adopt-A-Flowerbed Program
         

    GUIDELINES
Flowerbed Assignment
 
Residents/businesses wishing to adopt a flowerbed should contact the Beautification Commission to choose a flowerbed site open for adoption.  Flowerbeds are adopted on an annual basis.
 
Expectations
 
Once residents/businesses have committed to adopt a flowerbed, they will be responsible for:
  • Preparing soil for planting
  • Purchasing and planting flowers/plants
    Flowers/plants should grow no higher than 24 inches
    Potted flowers/plants to be used only in conjunction with planted
    flowers/plants
  • Fertilizing and weeding
  • Watering - at least once a week, depending on rainfall
  • Cleaning out flowerbeds and cutting back perennials in the fall
  • Maintenance and upkeep of the physical landscaping concrete blocks
 
Flowerbeds to be planted no later than:  June 15th
Flowerbeds to be cleaned out no later than:  November 15th
 
AMERICAN FLAGS ONLY – maximum size 12 in. H x 18 in. W
 
ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS/PLANTS ARE NOT PERMITTED
 
In the event a resident/business becomes unable to care for a flowerbed, please contact the Beautification Commission so that the flowerbed can be reopen for adoption.