Star Light, Star Bright: Shining the Stars at Mellon Park Walled Garden

May 1, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

The cosmos is within us. We are made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.
Carl Sagan

All of our volunteers are all-stars. One group that recently worked in Mellon Park's Walled Garden, however, was particularly star-studded.

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Seven volunteers from Macy's joined Parks Conservancy Horticulturist Angela at the site of the Mellon Park art installation on a sunny Sunday to get the stars in the lawn to shine brighter than usual.

Armed to the teeth with toothbrushes, they spent the morning cleaning the 150 stone markers hidden in the lawn. The markers, part of an installation in memorial of Ann Katharine Seamans, reflect the stars and planets in the same alignment of Katharine's birth in 1979.

Want to learn more about this special space? Read more about the Mellon Park Walled Garden art installation.

 

 

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These bright, shiny faces lit up the park. Many thanks, Team Macy's!

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Mellon Park, Flowers and Gardens, Volunteering