Monthly Archives: January 2011

Work Day Sunday

Again this weekend we will be working on Sunday starting at 1 p.m. Several of us are involved in Evergreen related events on Saturday and thus the need to move the work day to Sunday. It is supposed to be … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a cemetery in winter

Photo:Krystian Kozerawski Photoblog Working in the quiet that is the cemetery in winter I have had fragments of this poem sifting through my head.  It is probably my favorite by Wallace Stevens, a criminally unknown American poet. The Snow Man … Continue reading

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Work Day Sunday

Because it is going to be cold on Saturday, the work day is moved  to Sunday afternoon starting at 1 p.m.  Come join us if you can.

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Loppers at the ready!

So, remember those New Year’s Resolutions you made less than two weeks ago? Something about getting in shape?  Doing more for the community? Have I got a heck of a bargain for you.  Come out Saturday, Jan 15 2011 and … Continue reading

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There’s A House On Top of Grandma (But We’re Not In Oz)

Save the Date – January 29, 2011, and visit the Black History Museum and Cultural Arts Center in Jackson Ward for a presentation by Veronica Davis on the past, present, and future of Evergreen Cemetery in Richmond Virginia.  The presentation … Continue reading

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Landscape and African American Cemeteries

I ran across this interesting website recently on African American Cemeteries.  All of these plants are found growing in Evergreen.  “Many of the African-American cemetery landscapes in this project are characterized by profuse plantings (including yucca plants, tree-of-heaven, daffodils, periwinkle, … Continue reading

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