Botanical Garden Arboretum

The State Botanical Garden of Kentucky has an Arboretum in Lexington. New to the grounds is The Kentucky Children’s Garden. One of its objectives is to help children develop an understanding of the environment and a love and respect for the Earth. The stone work that the Dry Stone Conservancy has done there will go a long way toward achieving that goal.  Last month, Neil Rippingale gave me a tour of the progress he and his team have made on the paths and water features of the soon-to-be-open garden. It was exciting to see examples of high-quality dry stone work featured in a public setting.