Help make our community a better place!

Community Pride Volunteers
~ Placerville Garden Walk ~

Would you like to help work on a garden project?

Help make our community a better place!

Community Pride Volunteers
~ Placerville Garden Walk ~

Would you like to help work on a garden project?

Community Pride Volunteers of Placerville, California

Community Pride Volunteers

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Who We Are ~ The City of Placerville Community Pride Committee was established by city resolution in 1990 to implement the General Plan Community Design Element recommendation to promote city beautification. Community Pride Volunteers work in public garden projects, our city beautification volunteer organization is dedicated to “Improving the grace and charm of Placerville" by promoting community volunteerism in gardening, landscaping, public art projects, and other beautification projects on public property through volunteer membership and participation of individuals and community service organizations. 

What we have done recently

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Our volunteer organization maintained gardens and murals throughout Placerville; along Broadway, Main Street, the Highway 50 corridor, the El Dorado Trail, Randolph Creek, Hangtown Creek and Gold Bug Park • Pulled weeds, planted flowers, scattered wildflower seeds, updated irrigation, improved the soil, cleaned up areas  • Held volunteer Work Days • The Historic Bell and Vietnam Memorial plaques have found a home on Main Street, Phase 1 & 2 of our Monument Garden Project Is completed, We have started Phase 3, the garden and benches. We Developed a landscape plan for the Monument Garden Project.

What we plan on doing soon

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Creation of new landscape, a new poppy project, and art projects throughout the City • Maintenance of existing city gardens, work projects and public art • Recruitment of volunteers and community service organizations • Fundraising to support Community Pride efforts • Promotion of existing city gardens, work projects and public art at public spaces in Placerville. Public outreach with Community Pride Newsletter and Placerville Garden Walk promotion. Coming this Spring look for our Gold Bug Park Interpretive Brochure.

How to volunteer at our garden projects or to donate go here

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Subscribe to our Newsletter by Community Pride founding member Kathi Lishman for a Note & Notice of our garden work days and special events. For more information on how you can help get involved in community service projects contact the City of Placerville at: 549 Main Street, Placerville, California 95667 Phone: (530) 642-5232 

Join us for our Gardens & Projects Volunteer work days

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If you like to garden, and are interested in volunteering, Placerville’s Community Pride Committee is looking for you. Come out and help us in public garden projects pulling weeds and planting flowers, scattering wildflowers seeds on our 11 public garden projects. We would love to see you in the garden at our monthly Gardens & Projects work days! 

Subscribe to our Community Pride Committee newsletter!

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For updates on our progress with garden projects, community work day projects or our Placerville garden walk project information subscribe to our newsletter here. City of Placerville Community Pride Committee Dedicated Volunteers working in public gardens and work projects on city beautification and to help make our community a better place since 1990.

Subscribe to our Community Pride Newsletter

Call to Volunteers ~Community Pride Garden Project Work Days

Join us at our Gardens & Projects work days!

Community Pride of Placerville Ivy House Garden at Main Street between Clay Street and Cedar Ravine

For more information on our volunteer organization garden work days contact the City of Placerville at: Town Hall, 549 Main Street, Placerville, California 95667 (530) 642-5232

Placerville Garden Walk ~ Volunteers Gardens & Projects

Placerville Garden Walk of Community Pride Gardens, Projects and Work Days

Files coming soon.

Placerville Garden Walk City Clock Landmark Downtown Main St

City Clock Landmark

City Clock Landmark

Our tour starts here at downtown Main Street city Clock landmark

City Clock Landmark

Old Cill Hall Gardens

Old City Hall Gardens

Old City Hall Gardens located at Kirk/old City Hall Lot. 

Old City Hall Gardens

Fairy Murals

Fairy Murals by Debra Power

Fairy Murals at Garden walls..

Fairy Murals

Old Map & Landmarks

Old maps & Landmarks

Old map birds-eye view of 1888 Placervile

Old Map Plaque

Main Street at Bedford Ave

Main Street at Bedford Ave

Flower Garden Project

Main at Bedford Garden

Monument Garden Project

Monument Garden Project

Monument Garden Project 

Monument Garden Project

Placerville Garden Walk Druid Monument Landmark

Druid Monument Landmark

Druid Monument Landmark Upper Main Street Area Community Pride Volunteers Placerville Garden Walk

Druid Monument Landmark Upper Main Street Area

Druid Monument Landmark

Mooney Lot Garden

Mooney Lot Garden

Mooney Lot Garden 

Mooney Lot Garden

Garden Wall Mural

Garden Wall Mural by Debra Power

Garden Wall Mural

Garden Wall Mural

Caltrans Adopt-A-Highway at Trail and Creek

Caltrans Adopt-A-Highway Wilflower and Butterflies

Caltrans Adopt-A-Highway at Randolph Creek Butterfly Garden and El Dorado Trail at Town Hall Poppy Project 

Caltrans Adopt-A-Highway El Dorado Trail & Randolph Creek

Ore Cart Garden Project

Ore Cart Garden Project

Ore Cart Garden Project Coming Here Soon, Designed by Marcia Scott. One of Community Pride's first garden "River of Gold" theme.

Ore Cart Garden Project

Gold Bug Park Garden Project

Gold Bug Park Garden Project

Gold Bug Park Garden Project

Gold Bug Park Garden Project

Placerville Garden Walk Bell Tower Landmark Lower Main St.

Placerville Garden Walk Bell Tower Landmark Lower Main Street

Bell Tower Landmark

One of Community Pride's first flower gardens. We raised the funds for the decorative wrought iron fencing at the base of the bell tower.

Bell Tower Landmark

Parking Garage Garden

Parking Garage Garden Project Designed, Cared for and Maintained by Debra Power.

Parking Garage Planter “art in the garden” plants that catch the breeze and cast dancing shadows. Designed and cared for by Debra Power.

Parking Garage Planter

Fox Lot Garden Project

Fox Lot Garden Project

Fox Lot Garden Project. Parking lot Shade Trees and Stormwater Garden at creek, with a Rose Garden now being added by Cary Friar.

Fox Garden Project

Snowshoe Thompson Mural

Community Pride Project of Snowshoe Thompson, local hero & mail carrier, located on old post office.

Local hero mail carrier Snowshoe Thompson Mural at old Post Office Building by muralist Oran Miller and maintained by Mr. & Mrs. Blackwell.

Snowshoe Thompson Mural

Welcome Sign Area

Welcome Sign Area Mountain Meadow Hangtown Creek Project Designed and Cared for by Debra Power.

Welcome Sign Area Mountain Meadow Wildflowers and Hangtown Creek Project by Debra Power. Sign Planter by Placerville Rotary.

Welcome Sign Area and Hantown Creek Project

Community Pride Volunteers

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Thank you to all our volunteers, for 30 years of making our walk in the garden, and our community a better place because of YOU!

Garden Project Work Days

"Many Hands Make Light Work" ~ John Heywood

Points of Interest Along our Placerville Garden Walk

Ivy House Garden Work Days

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Ivy House flower garden under cork oak in old river stone wall planter. Flower garden cared for and maintained by Cary Friar.

Redwoods at Broadway Work Days

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Volunteer Work Days Mulch & Daffodils. One of our first Caltrans Projects. We Mulch this Area During City Community Service Day.

Gold Bug Park Work Days

Gold Bug Park Garden Project Work Day at Big Canyon Creek.

Gold Bug Park Garden Project Work Day at Path to Gold Mine and Big Canyon Creek Area. Gold Bug Interpretive Brochure Coming Soon.

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Randolph Creek Work Days

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Randolph Creek Project by Steve Dowty and Jennifer Trucker. Demonstration Garden of Creek Maintenance and Native Plants, Butterfly Garden.

Earth Day Work Projects Archives

Community Pride Archives

Community Pride Earth Day Work Day with Placerville Scouts.

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.Mobile App Garden Walk

Mobile App Walk by Josette Johnson

  1. Coming Here Soon

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Community Pride Archives

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Plant Palette Database

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Volunteer Photo Montage

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Placerville Community Pride Volunteer Organization Websites

City of Placerville Community Pride Committee Home Page

Bell Tower Landmark Photo by Josette Johnson, Community Pride Volunteer, Placerville, California

City of Placerville Community Pride Committee Home Page

Placerville Community Pride Committee Website

Welcome Sign Wildflowers Photo by Josette Johnson, Community Pride Volunteer, Placerville California

Placerville Community Pride Committee Website

Community Pride Walk Archives Plant Palette Database

City Clock Landmark Photo by Josette Johnson, Community Pride Volunteer, Placerville, California

Mobile Walk App and Archives

Welcome! We hope you find what you're looking for~Thank You!