Apparently there is posh music event called The Secret Garden where Prince Harry went topless. I just want to reassure everyone that it was not OUR Secret Garden, which is intended for the private use of the women and children at 33 and 55 McGrigor. The only royalty we are hoping for is the monarch butterfly. I did see a similar one but it was smaller. The butterfly bush had attracted it and also a nice big bumbly bumble bee. Most things have survived, and there are tomatoes coming along. One or two IRIS members do a little weeding and watering once a week but there are angels from the apartments that are obviously keeping it going as well. To celebrate, IRIS will be holding an art making day for the residents and other Y friends on August 9, the one day we won't be hoping for rain.
Some finishing touches
Pavers and Pink
Our good friends from John's shop class at E.A.Lovell arrived with their artistic stepping stones. With these and the ties that Sally and Jan have entwined around the willow branches and throughout the central birch structure, there is a pink theme emerging. Further good news is that Y maintenance helper offered to whipper snip the lower space. It would be a shame for it to get overgrown again after the students worked so hard to get it cleaned out.