Anna Rutledge, left, and Ashley Brewington helped Friends of Anderson Park plant 600 tulip and daffodil bulbs in Anderson Park Saturday. (COURTESY ADAM GRACE, FRIENDS OF ANDERSON PARK)

About 50 volunteers gathered Saturday in Anderson Park to help Friends of Anderson Park plant 600 tulips and daffodils. The bulbs were provided by the May in Montclair Committee and will brighten the Olmsted-designed Essex County come spring.

Larry Lazar, left, and his son Bradley Lazar planted tulips and daffodils in Anderson Park Saturday, part of an effort by Friends of Anderson Park. (COURTESY ADAM GRACE, FRIENDS OF ANDERSON PARK)
From left, Charles Borland, Elizabeth McKenzie, Brendan Sandusky (sitting) and Desmond Johnston got their hands dirty Saturday helping Friends of Anderson Park plant 600 tulip and daffodil bulbs in Anderson Park. (COURTESY ADAM GRACE, FRIENDS OF ANDERSON PARK)
David Perry, left, and Dylan Kennedy helped Friends of Anderson Park plant 600 tulip and daffodil bulbs Saturday in the Olmsted-designed Essex County park. (COURTESY ADAM GRACE, FRIENDS OF ANDERSON PARK)
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