2023 Annual Report

The Friends of Fort Williams Park recently mailed the 2023 Annual Report. Download a copy by clicking the above image. If you would prefer to have a copy mailed to you, please contact our office directly.     ...

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Temporary Closure of Fort Williams Park

The Town of Cape Elizabeth has temporarily closed Fort Williams Park until May 1st.  Please know that Friends of Fort Williams continues working remotely to support & plan programs and maintenance efforts.  As soon as the Park reopens we will be ready to go!  We remain hopeful that our July 18th ...

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Beautiful Parasite

With a garden full of North American plants, I often dig up the ones that reproduce enthusiastically, and donate them to Fort Williams Park Foundation. A very appropriate species is Seaside Goldenrod, a well-behaved version that, as its name implies, does well near salt water. I first saw Seaside ...

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Time Your Mulch

  Adding mulch too early in the spring will delay plant growth, as mulch will keep the soil cool. On the other side of our growing season, adding mulch too soon in the fall will keep the soil warm (and moist) for a longer period of time, which can increase the incidence of ...

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