Check out Bulb Project blooms

Since the Westcott Neighborhood Bulb Project started in 2003, the program has planted 72,000 bulbs.

Until last year the focus was the East Side neighborhood around the Wescott Community Center, which sponsored of the project. But in 2010 the project expanded to the North, South and West sides of Syracuse.

As the weather warms, the bulbs will bloom and bring some color to those lawn spaces throughout the city. Why not get out there and check them out?

Draw up a route from the list of sites and go for a stroll.

Here are a handful of locations to get you started:

Westcott neighborhood (hundreds of homes)

Cooperative Federal Credit Union hillside, 723 Westcott St.

Westcott Community Center, corner of Westcott and Euclid streets

Ed Smith School, Broad Street and Lancaster Avenue

Hutchings Courtyard Garden, 550 Cedar St.

Sunrise Community Center, 1330 E. Washington St.

McGroarty Park, McBride Street between East Laurel Street and Union Avenue.

Faith Hope Community Center, 1029 Montgomery St.

Mundy Branch Library, 1204 S. Geddes, corner of Rowland and Geddes streets

Delaware Academy, 900 South Geddes St., corner of Delaware Street

Hartson Street, front yards on the 100 block

For more sites and to learn more about the project, visit bulbproject.org .

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