Photo Essay: Planting 10K Flowers In Downtown Reno

Nov 22, 2017

On a early Saturday morning, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, an environmental non-profit, had members recently plant 10,000 flower bulbs in downtown Reno. Our contributor Frankie Wenson visited the crews and took photos of their work. 

Some of the bulbs that were planted by volunteers that will bloom in the spring.
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The Truckee River, which runs through downtown Reno.
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Volunteers getting ready to plant the bulbs into the ground by the Riverwalk.
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Bulbs being planted into the ground that will become tulips in the upcoming months.
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Young volunteers getting ready to help beautify the downtown district.
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Planting more tulips for the Spring.
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Over 80 volunteers showed up to Bicentennial Park to help improve the Riverwalk.
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Frankie Wenson is part of the Reynolds Media Lab at the Reynolds School of Journalism.