The Contemplative Garden is a flower-filled oasis featuring such plants as Desert Columbine, Rose Mallow, and Indian blanket. This garden, honoring the memory of Emil and Bernice Dittmer, whose generous contribution helped finance the garden, has as its centerpiece a unique drip fountain. The cooling fountain also provides the calming music of water droplets falling from overhead onto metal resonators.
The left thumbnail is of a photograph from June 2001, a view to the west. The right thumbnail was taken in May of 2002; the view is to the east.
Last update: 24 May 2002