It is an issue that retains rising in Legacy Park in Lethbridge all summer season.
After Connie Moch and several other different park customers complained to the town about weeds corresponding to foxtail and thistle, she determined to work within the backyard.
“We began bagging them, and once we completed with this space and the areas over there that we had been choosing … we had over 17 luggage of weeds and suckers,” Moch stated.
Lethbridge metropolis park planning supervisor Chris Witkowski stated weeds are an issue within the park’s shrub beds and it’s a problem for metropolis staff to maintain up.
“We’ve got already heard some suggestions on the shrub beds from the residents,” says Witkowski.
“Final week the town council gave us a little bit more cash this 12 months so we might commit extra sources to cleansing up shrubs, so we’re about to begin.”
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However weeds aren’t Moch’s solely concern.
She stated the bushes within the park aren’t getting sufficient water.
“We will make it look good, however it should solely keep that manner till they die as a result of they don’t have any water,” Moch stated.
“We will solely accomplish that a lot.
“I do not know what number of bushes had been uprooted as a result of they’re useless and replanted.”
Witkowski stated this summer season’s warmth was an issue for lots of the metropolis’s parks.
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Along with the climate, the Legacy Park additionally has irrigation issues that return to its building.
Witkowski says solely 25 p.c of the park’s irrigation is at full capability, however the metropolis will likely be watering the bushes with a truck.
“It is getting began this week so we’ll see a little bit extra irrigation, and that is principally devoted to the (legacy) park,” stated Witkowski.
The town can be contemplating a future volunteer program to assist clear park shrubs.
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