Presentation on theme: "Memorial Garden for Mrs. McDermott Solves existing drainage problem Beautify Front of Administration Building Create seating in front of building."— Presentation transcript:
Memorial Garden for Mrs. McDermott Solves existing drainage problem Beautify Front of Administration Building Create seating in front of building
Current conditions of area where raised gardens are to be installed (During the school year) Figure 1: Figure 2: Existing Catch Basins, currently being clogged by collapsing dirt from the existing planting beds at building entrance Building entrance (right side) Building entrance (left side)
Finished Project Aerial View Artist conception using AutoCAD® Figure 3: Front view of Patrick A. Torre Administration Building
Figure 4: New Raised Beds Existing Plant Beds Finished Project Aerial View Artist conception using AutoCAD® Zoom over improved sectors after project Front view of Patrick A. Torre Administration Building Patrick A. Torre Administration Building entrance
Tan Castle Wall stone for walls around gardens, tree, and planting bed in front. Sundial (2 high X 14 diameter) Flowers to beautify the gardens The Big Shoes Mrs. McDermott left to fill. Plaque for Mrs. McDermott (if authorized)
Castle Wall retaining wall textured bricks Color: tan Height: approximately 22 (5 courses) Dimensions: 10 X 7 (full length from doors to sidewalk, flanking the walkway, and encasing two existing plant beds)
Garden 1 (LEFT) Centerpiece: Big Shoes Mrs. McDermott left to fill Memorial plaque similar to other ones already on the property (if authorized) Garden 2 (RIGHT) Centerpiece: Sundial (representing the time Mrs. McDermott served the people of Old Bridge)
For Immediate Planting: Boxwood shrubs for year-round greenery Perennial flowers including: Portulaca, Sweet Alyssum, and Daylily. Several annuals for the summer such as Marigolds, Daisies (until perennials are planted in fall)
Mums, Crocus, Daffodil, Iris, and other perennial bulbs. The garden will have plants all year round but will be fairly low maintenance.
Planting bed on front left side of building will have a ring of the Castle Wall bricks around it to give it a finished look, and stop the dirt from washing out into the gravel. Tree at the corner will also have a ring of the bricks to make it look prettier. Arborvitae behind the gardens next to the doors.
Castle Wall Bricks- $570 Shrubs-$200 Flowers/bulbs- $200 Sun Dial-$80 Big Shoes-$10 Memorial Plaque- TBD Total (excluding plaque)=$1,060
Direct appeal donations *Donations received to date: $510.00
Contact Information: Thomas Barrett 37 Cindy Street Old Bridge, NJ, Phone: (732) *Cheques can be made out to Old Bridge Troop 129, and Earmarked for Ellen McDermott Memorial