Brickman Landscape honored for donation to Boys & Girls Club in El Cajon

June 17, 2024 – Our town took a magical trip down memory lane today. The Model T Ford Club of America rolled into town for their 2024 National Tour. 

Dozens of these magnificent Model T’s lined our streets. It felt like stepping back in time.

The visitors took a stroll through our town’s rich history, from the old Lakeside Inn, the Auto Speedway route, made famous by racing legend Barney Oldfield, to our charming historic buildings and homes.

The Lakeside Historical Society opened their doors, welcoming everyone to explore the chapel, museum, Gift Shop, and the Speedway monument. It was a little slice of the past brought back to life.

Their visit was short, but the memories will last a lifetime. A huge thank you to the Model T Ford Club of America for stopping by and making the day in our hometown so special.

Brickman Landscape, a San Diego-based landscape company, has been honored for its recent donation of landscape renovation to the Boys & Girls Club of East County’s El Cajon campus, 1171 East Madison Ave., with a 2012 Beautification Award from the California Landscape Contractors Association’s San Diego Chapter. The landscape renovation was part of a Brickman’s Founder’s Day project. While Brickman donated landscape design services and labor, various landscape industry vendors donated materials. Brickman’s project team consisted of 35 administrative and operations managers who completed the project in one day.
The landscape renovation included the conversion of a parking area alongside the building to both a large planter in the front of the building and a safe drop-off zone for children. Also, a dry riverbed was created to provide a drainage solution for the site.
Drought-tolerant plant material was installed in most planting beds, including kangaroo paws, fountain grasses and various succulents. Turf sod was laid in various parts of the campus where dead grass formerly occupied, and a new, more efficient irrigation system was installed.