Tom Beatty retires from City of Salem

Tom Beatty, City Horticulturist, Retires

Tom Beatty, the City’s horticulturist, retired on February 28th.  His departure closes an 18-year tenure during which, among other duties, he served as the head gardener of Bush’s Pasture Park. While Tom had a desk at the park’s historic “root house,” he was more often out in the park supervising ground crews, planting spring bulbs and…