This past Wednesday (August 22) volunteers from Concordia Seminary volunteered in the Community Garden at Jefferson and Arsenal. The group did a fantastic job in just 2.5 hours. Led by garden chair, Linda Hennigh, they reconstructed some of the damaged beds which was greatly appreciated. We can tell you how much we appreciate the annual volunteer work Concordia Seminary provides our community gar...
Below is a list of upcoming activities in or around Benton Park West, a Cherokee Neighborhood.
Opening Reception: History Pauses Here
Friday, May 4 from 5-8 pm, South City Art Supply, 1926 Cherokee
Gary Signor is the artist behind "History Pauses Here," an installation of small works that will be transforming our gallery during the month of May. Join us for the opening reception May 4th, 5pm-8pm with...
Benton Park West may not have a City park within its boundaries, but we do have a public flower garden to enjoy. Our Neighborhood Garden, located at SW corner of California and Wyoming, is great place to enjoy being outside, read a book, visit with friends, or just take in the beauty.
The primrose is blooming! It's a bit thick, so we'll move some to other spots around the garden.
Friday, May 6 Benton Park West received 80+ perennials and bushes from Gateway Greening for Our Neighborhood Garden at 2800 Wyoming. First, we'd like to thank Gateway Greening for continuing their partnership with Our Neighborhood Garden. We received many beautiful and unique plants for garden. Secondly, I'd like to thank all the volunteers for weeding beds, hauling plants to the garden, and pla...
Spring is upon us and we're prepping for the 2015 gardening season! This will be our second year at our new site at Jefferson and Arsenal and will talk about ideas that you may have, planning, concerns, community involvement and any gardening advice that you would like to share.
We had several hundred volunteers turnout Saturday for Keep America Beautiful and Anheuser-Busch's Do Good Have Fun volunteer day. Benton Park West would like to say a special 'thank you' to all who turned out that day. If it weren't for those volunteers, none of it would have been possible. THANK YOU!