SEA GIRT — The Holly Club has recently worked to bring a breath of fresh air to the Sea Girt community with new garden projects throughout the borough, including freshly filled planters on the boardwalk and Washington Boulevard, as well as a new garden at Sea Girt Lighthouse.
“The Sea Girt Boardwalk is once again blooming with colors thanks to The Holly Club,” said Publicity Chairperson Eileen Ruszala in a statement.
The club’s beautification committee, chaired by Laurie Fellini, worked to fill 32 total planters down the boardwalk with vibrant flowers for the summer. According to Ms. Fellini, each planter was sponsored by community members to include dedication plaques and will be maintained by club volunteers throughout the year.
“We plant the flowers in them in the spring and then again in the fall, so there’s something visible to everyone throughout the year,” Ms. Ruszala said.
This year’s planter project has also expanded its reach to downtown Sea Girt, where seven additional planters had been constructed to be filled with blooming flowers on Washington Boulevard and The Plaza.
“The nicest part about it is that it blends the community, so it’s community involvement, and that’s what we want,” Ms. Fellini said. “It works out really well [and] we’re very happy with it, extremely thrilled about the response that we got, loving every second of it.”
The club has also announced that its lighthouse committee, chaired by Peggy Fisher, designed and planted a perennial garden of plants that will live on for several years at Sea Girt Lighthouse, at 9 Ocean Avenue N.
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