The City of Tulsa’s Working in Neighborhoods Department received reports of a neighbor’s yard that was overgrown with honeysuckle, a plant known for its sweet nectar and white flowers. This plant however, had become unmanageable, growing between and over the neighbor’s back fence and intruding on the property.
The Working in Neighborhoods Department reached out to the Lead of the Nextdoor Turner Park neighborhood, Josh, to see if he could offer any help.
Josh said he would gladly reach out to his neighbors to see if they could tackle the project, confident they could get it done. He wasn’t disappointed: a group of volunteers quickly formed, with nine neighbors in total offering to help.
On a recent Saturday morning, the group came together to tackle the brush – and in less than three hours, they had it completely cleared.
The City of Tulsa Working in Neighborhoods Department commended the neighborhood for coming together to help their neighbor in need, saying that they embody “Tulsa spirit.”
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