Board Members plan, raise funds, order products, prep soil beds, fertilize, plant, water, and weed. They work year around to orchestrate every detail of the Ludington Petunia Parade Project.
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Block Captains and their crews assume responsibility for supervising the planting and maintenance of petunias on a specific block.
Planting and Weeding Partners
Planting and Weeding Partners are assigned to work with one block captain, or are available to assist on several blocks, as needed, throughout the season
2023 Planting Dates
May 13 Block Captain meeting 10am
May 15 Block Captain alternative meeting
May 20 PLANTING DAY
Weeding Benchmark Days
June 3, 17
July 1, 15, 29
August 12, 26
September 16 PLANT REMOVAL
September 16 Community Thank You Rotary Park 12pm-2pm
Watering Truck Crew
The Watering Truck Crew supplies irrigation to nurture the 30,000 petunias along Ludington's avenue, boulevard, and city marina.
Thanks to present crew members:
Watering Truck Manager: Ted Radtke
Water Wizard: Mike Genter
Crew: Mike Burch, Dick Lathers, Ron Ray and Chris Simpler