Turtle Medicine Part II

This Saturday, the turtle crew will be conducting the second treatment of our turtles for whatever the bug was that infected one of our large female Cooters. She’s back in the pond now and doing better. But doctor’s orders are that we dose all the turtles again with the medication he provided. The pond will

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We Memorialize Bob's Brother

We gathered under the BRC eaves out of the rain to memorialize Bob’s brother, Ronald. Steve played a lovely piece.

Family members came from Philadelphia and Baltimore. Bob spoke eloquently about Ronald, their childhood and their family.

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Turtle Medical Treatment Event

We carried out the first of two treatments for a possible infection of our turtles. This required pumping out the pond, moving our growing fish population to a tank, and dosing the turtles with the medication provided by a veterinarian. Richard and Elizabeth did the difficult process of inserting the medication into the turtles’ stomachs.

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Turtle Lays an Egg

Our hens aren’t the only layers in the garden. One of our larger Red-Eared Sliders laid an egg yesterday. She wasn’t able to find a nesting area around the pond to dig a hole for her eggs. So she laid it there on the hosta she’s been living on for days. Richard took the egg

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Juneteenth Coming Saturday, June 17

Juneteenth is a holiday we celebrate every year in the garden. Although it is traditionally held on June 19, this year, Saturday, June 17 is the day, from 12 to 3.

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers

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Ladybug Release a Big Hit

As part of our It’s My Park Day this past Saturday, our Ladybug Lady, Jenifer Marcus held another successful Ladybug release in the garden. Lucy Tozzi and two college friends passed out paper bags, with our spotted friends inside, that eager kids released on plants all over the garden.

Thanks to Jenifer for the photos.

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