10 Great Ways Your Family Can Help Clean Local Parks


Trim Bushes and Landscaping

If your park already has a good landscape design, it might just need some tending. Trimming and shaping shrubs and bushes will do wonders!

Start by trimming overgrown bushes and cutting the grass -- these are instant fixes that will improve the park's appearance. If your space is lacking any real landscaping, it's time to play in the dirt! This is a project that requires clearance from the authorities, but you can make a real difference by planting a variety of green and colorful things that will add visual appeal to the park. Start small by planting flowers along a walkway or adding new mulch to the playground area. Dreaming big? Add rows of shrubbery to distinguish play and picnic areas.