Keep Durham Beautiful is an organization that works with Durham communities and businesses to remove waste, and to plant trees and community gardens.
Keep Durham Beautiful is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, and works in partnership with the City of Durham’s General Services Department and Durham County to help residents take action through volunteer opportunities, tool lending, educational programs, resource coordination, and more.
Their efforts focus on litter prevention, recycling, waste reduction, beautification and community greening.
Keep Durham Beautiful’s Bulb Blitz 2021 is a giveaway of free flower bulbs to Durham community gardens, faith-based gardens, garden clubs, schools, civic and neighborhood groups.
They have 100 available bulb packets, including daffodils, tulips, asiatic lilies, daylilies and more. They can be reserved on a first come first served basis.
- Someone must be able to pick up on designated day
- Must plant within one week of receiving
- Must be planted by volunteers of an eligible group in Durham
- Must be planted in a space visible to the public such as in a community, school, faith-based or neighborhood common space or street front
The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 14th, 2021. Apply now.
Pickup will take place at Keep Durham Beautiful’s offices at 2011 Fay Street on Friday, January 15th, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pickup will be organized in a socially distanced and safe manner.
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