Come to the corner of McCallum and W. Ellet Streets and buy some plants.
Ned Wolf Park
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013
The Ned Wold Plant Sale is pushed back to Sunday.
Citing the weather forecast, organizers of the Ned Wolf Plant Sale have pushed back the event until Sunday. Saturday's forecast calls for thunderstorms with a chance of rain at 80 percent. Not to worry though, because the sale will still happen at the park on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale will feature hundreds of plants for sale including perennials, sun and shade plants, shrubs, annuals and more. Ned Wolf Park is located in Mt. Airy at the intersection of McCallum and West Ellet streets. All proceeds from sale benefit the Friends of Ned Wolfe Park, and the annual plant sale is their largest fundraiser. Sunday's forecast calls for mostly sunny weather with a high of 64 degrees.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Buy plants at Ned Wolf Park this Sunday.
Ned Wolf Park in Mt. Airy will host a plant sale this Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents are encouraged to donate plants for the sale by contacting Eric at email@example.com. The plant sale is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Friends of Ned Wolf park, and all proceeds benefit the organization. Ned Wolf Park is located at the corner of McCallum and West Ellet streets in West Mt. Airy.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Friends of the park install new steps.
Members of the Friends of Ned Wolf Park had new steps installed at the park located at McCallum and West Ellet streets on Tuesday. The old steps had become cracked and hazardous as well as slippery. Funding for the project came from the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation. The steps were made with schist, a type of rock common to the Wissahickon area. The new steps marked the end of phase one for park renovations. The friends of the park still need $17,000 to complete phase II. According to the friends of the park: This second phase will include a 48' continuous seating surface on top of a schist retaining wall, meant to encourage the community to gather around Ned Wolf Parks central terrace.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Thousands of plants will be for sale.
The Ned Wolf Park plant sale is today at the park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Here's an excerpt from an article last year from the festival written by our Mt. Airy Gardener columnist, Jane Carroll: Ned Wolf Park, located at the corner of McCallum and Ellet streets, looks beautiful this spring. Maintained mostly by a group of volunteers called the Friends of Ned Wolf Park, this tiny “pocket park” is the perfect place to have a quiet conversation or sit in the shade with a book. Neighbors find other uses for the park as well. On a given day, you might catch a tai chi group doing their morning exercises or toddlers from a nearby day care center climbing on the benches. Occasionally, organized events like a clothesline art sale fill the space with …