Photo courtesy of Friends of the SoPac Trail.

Friends of the SoPac Trail is inviting neighbors to help out with the pollinator garden this weekend.

The group is leading the effort, which is supported by public donations and a grant from the Native Plant Society of Texas for all the plants needed to qualify as a butterfly pollinator garden.

Planting begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2 on the trail east of the Mockingbird overpass. Volunteers will be planting more than 100 plants.

A drinking fountain, stone benches and trash cans have already been installed in the area. On Oct. 23, neighbors will be planting six trees around the garden: desert willows, vitex, a burr or chinquapin oak and a lace bark elm.

Photo courtesy of Friends of the SoPac Trail.

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