Support Local News.

At a moment of historic disruption and change with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the calls for social and racial justice, there's never been more of a need for the kind of local, independent and unbiased journalism that The Day produces.
Please support our work by subscribing today.

Garden project provides pandemic respite for Groton woman

Have you had a special project during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Like millions of other Americans, Laurie Taylor was out of work for a while due to the pandemic. Around Earth Day last year, she looked around near her Groton apartment and noticed garbage had blown away from a nearby dumpster. She decided to use some of her time to clean up the area and then got the idea to start a garden, where she placed plants and various colorful ornaments, including landscaping lights. She says the garden is really pretty lit up at night.

The effort inspired a neighbor, who Taylor then helped to create a garden, too.

Taylor now has a job again and on Wednesday said she was spending time with daughter Meagan Butler's dog, Teddie, before going to work later in the afternoon.

READER COMMENTS

Loading comments...
Hide Comments
Stay up to date with The Day's breaking coronavirus coverage
Sign up to receive our daily coronavirus newsletter

All of our stories about the coronavirus are being provided free of charge as a service to the public. You can find all of our stories here.

You can support local journalism by subscribing to The Day.


TRENDING

PODCASTS