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A Garden in Words
Word Play in a Gorgeous Setting

This interactive feature at the Arboretum encourages visitors to arrange rocks engraved with Tlingit, Tagalog, Spanish and English words to create messages or poetry.
Cathy Connor, famed local geologist, and Merrill Jensen, Arboretum Manager, officially open the 
Word Garden.
Crowd attending the garden opening at the Arboretum's 10th birthday party, 2017.
Enthusiastic young visitors unwrap rocks
Sponsor a Pet Rock

You can sponsor a pet rock for $25 to offset the cost of this project. We will send you a photo of your pet and our heartfelt thanks....a perfect gift for a friend who is a rockhound or has everything! You can pay below through PayPal or send a check to: FJOA 23035 Glacier Hwy, Juneau, 99801. Be sure to include your address so we can send you your photo.
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