Dune Grass Available to Plant
Dune grass is now available through the Public Works Department Monday through Friday 7 am to 1 pm. Please contact their office to arrange a pick-up at 609-492-2525. Pick up can also be done at 815 N. Atlantic Ave. at anytime, as well as planting sticks to burrow.
Please plant your street end dunes.
Successful planting instructions:
Plant on west side of dune
Plant each culm 6-8 inches deep so just 4-5 inches are left sticking out
2 plants per hole (not three or four)
NO straight rows. MUST BE STAGGERED
Push sand around plants after it is planted to hold it in for winter wind
We have a lot of grass. we need planters!
For everyone worried about beach replenishment, grass can grow through even a meter deep of sand. PLANT NOW and it will help PROTECT US!