As part of the “Garden of Memory” campaign, 180 lilac bushes were planted on the Champ de Mars. The event was attended by the townspeople who registered on the website of the action.
The work was carried out by activists under the guidance of specialists from the gardening enterprise, who prepared places for planting, lilac seedlings and the necessary equipment.
“The gardeners gave instructions, and also in word and deed helped the participants to plant shrubs correctly so that the young plantings would take root safely,” the Committee for Landscaping said.
In total, to date, about 150 citizens have contributed to the “Garden of Memory”, with the participation of professional gardeners, more than 900 trees and shrubs have been planted.
So, the townspeople planted 50 lilac bushes on Bolshoy Prospekt V.O. from the 1st line to Nalichnaya street, 12 pedunculated oak trees in the Internationalists Park and 10 young linden trees in the Buffer Park opposite the Militia memorial.
In addition, 100 forsythia bushes appeared in Aleksandrovsky Park, 39 birches on Varshavskaya Street, 75 spruces on Vernosti Street, 43 mountain ash and maple trees in the Katernikov park, and 55 pines in the park on Instrumentalschikov Street in Sestroretsk.
The international action “Garden of Memory” is timed to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. It is planned to plant 27 million trees in memory of those killed in Russia and other states. In St. Petersburg, commemorative plantings of trees and bushes are planned at 98 addresses in all districts of the city.