Garden Club maintains ‘secluded gem'
Island Ad-Vantages|05/28/2020
Mariners Park in its 59th year
LESLIE LANDRIGAN

DEER ISLE—Down Fire Roads 501 then 506, just off Sunshine Road, Evergreen Garden Club members spent Memorial Day the way they always spend Mondays in the warm weather: cleaning up Mariners Memorial Park.

On a weekend when most island Memorial Day activities were canceled, a half-dozen club members managed to prune trees and clear dead underbrush while keeping a safe social distance from each other.

On Monday, Phelps Brown, co-chair of the Mariners Memorial Park project, climbed a ladder and pruned an old apple tree to prolong its life.

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