The plantings will take place in approved locations along the City’s public ways on the weekends of October 25 and November 1. Groups with approved planting locations will be contacted by the Parks Department and given bulb pick-up instructions and dates.
Individuals, civic associations, church groups, sports leagues, scout troops, open space advocates, and parks friends are just some examples of the volunteers the Parks Department seeks to help in the “Boston Blooms with Daffodils” effort. Last year over 100 community groups planted the bulbs distributed by the City.
Anyone interested in assisting with planting can fill out a form online at www.boston.gov/boston-blooms. Groups and individuals are asked to use their own tools. The application deadline is September 20.
Participants are also encouraged to take photos of their groups on planting days and share them via social media using the hashtag #Bostonblooms. For more information on “Boston Blooms with Daffodils,” please call the Parks Department at (617) 961-3013.