With the cool, rainy weather we’ve been having, it’s hard to fathom that the longest day of the year is just around the corner. At the sanctuary, the biggest visual reminder that summer is really almost here is the proliferation of flowers in the beds lining the back courtyard.
The sanctuary gardens got their start early on, when volunteers began bringing in surplus plants from their own gardens. They’ve been lovingly maintained by a core group of green-thumbed volunteers ever since. Check out Marianne’s article from the August 2009 RAPSity news for more.
And here are some photos of the gardens this spring: