On Thanksgiving of 2014, a volunteer crew of Heritage residents went door-to-door offering to plant yellow tulip bulbs in their neighbours’ yards. This was thanks to the successful Good Neighbour Grant application of local resident Adam Smith. He used the funds to purchase roughly 1,500 tulip bulbs from the Netherlands to be planted across the community.
Now, thanks to their efforts, the community will bloom with beautiful yellow tulips each spring. This project not only makes our neighbourhood more lovely but it also unites all neighbours with a shared interest and commonality.
Make sure to send us pictures of tulips you see around the neighbourhood!
First signs of tulips (May 2015)
First Spring Bloom! (Photo: Nichole Huck, May 2015)
This “Community in Bloom” project was made possible through the HCA’s Good Neighbour Community Grant. We award up to $500 to help fund projects that will enhance the neighbourhood and help neighbours connect with each other.