Wasp Brings Home the Bacon

It was a sunny and warm September day in the garden. Lots of people. Lots of flora and fauna including this hungry determined wasp who struggled hard to get the dead cicada back to the nest for dinner. He was actually able to fly with his dinner for short distances.

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Upcoming Event

From the edge of the other side of the world, wild Africa comes alive!

Superimposed sounds of bird species, elephants, lions and monkeys of the African Congo abound within the garden’s site. Designed to startle, engage and enthrall visitors and passersby, this art event is more than mere amusement however -acting as homage and

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Juneteenth 2019

Thanks to Debra’s perseverance, compassion and hard work, along with the effort and sweat of other gardeners, the 2019 celebration of Juneteenth was a great success. Bobby Bryan and his group, along with surprise appearance of Irving Louis Lattin, played two sets that had feet tapping, Debra dancing and more than one little kid mesmerized.

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Juneteenth Postponed

Because of tomorrow’s rainy forecast, tomorrow’s Juneteenth celebration is postponed until Saturday, June 29th.

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Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers landed at Galveston, Texas with the news that the war had ended and that all enslaved people were now free. Juneteenth is a commemoration of African-American heritage, and a celebration of

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Ladybug Release

As part of our It’s My Park Day event this coming Saturday, May 18, there will be a Ladybug Release for kids. We hold this popular event several times each summer when kids get to carry a bag of ladybugs to where ever they choose in the garden and release them.

From National Geographic Kids

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