To enhance the natural beauty of the Village of Elm Grove through education, programs and plantings so Village residents, their children and their grandchildren can fully enjoy the beauty our Village has to offer.
The Beautification Committee envisions:
All property owners take exceptional pride in the landscaping of their properties,
Making Elm Grove a city of elm trees through reforestation projects that aid in increasing tree diversity within the Village,
The planting of more native plants, with emphasis on the Black-eyed Susan,
The beautification of the downtown, the entrances to the Village and other Village perimeters,
Rain gardens in private and public gardens throughout the community.
Enlarge the committee as determined by need
Sponsor and promote the Bee City USA designation
Further promote and support Tree City and Bird City designations
Involve members of the business community, schools, churches, and civic groups in the mission of the beautification of Elm Grove
Raise funds to aid in reforestation with elm trees
Education the public and assist in the implementation of:
Pollinator friendly gardening
Integrative pest management
Promotion of native plantings
Eradication of invasive species
Rainwater runoff and rain gardens
Composting and healthy soils
Promotion of organic lawn care practices
Please visit our Forestry page for valuable information on native plantings, invasive plants, trees and much more!