By: Diane Benjamin
Normal has a park off Constitution Trail called Rosa Parks. https://normal.org/1421/Rosa-Parks
Below is what the flowerbed around the sign looks like: (h/t a reader)
Those are all weeds, no flowers. Evidently Normal has money to build things, no money to maintain them.
- quit constructing things in a way that requires lots of maintenance
- do the maintenance
I have a ton of flowerbeds on purpose. There are ways to grow that doesn’t require constant weeding.
Normal has to horticulturists on staff earning a combined over $200,000 a year. Ask them how.
Below are pics from Rollingbrook Park in Bloomington over Memorial Day weekend.
h/t a different reader
This is the same park where hundred of thousands of dollars were spent creating: https://blnnews.com/2018/02/08/harmony-park-cool-idea/
THE FIRST INCLUSIVE PLAYGROUND IN MCLEAN COUNTY
DESIGNED FOR ALL AGES AND ABILITIES
Maybe Parks & Rec took a long weekend.