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A view of the Heritage Garden with the Historic Garrison Flag and Old Barracks/Courthouse/Jail building.
Credit: NPS Photo
A closer view of the zennias.
Architectual Design of Expanded Garden
This rendering was commissioned to provide a basis for how the Officers' Family Garden is to expand.
Future First-Bloomers tending the garden.
Ranger Keri Powers looks on as girls from Girls, Inc. tend the garden.
Girl's, Inc. participants for the Summer programs.
Ranger Keri Powers teaches girls how to plant seeds effectively.
Girls break ground on the Officer's Family Garden.
Planting 1860's Amish Cockscomb.
Who thought that watering could be fun?
Ranger Keri Powers helps participants determine the proper amount of water.
Ranger Keri Powers explains the different types of herbs that were grown in the 1860's.
Girl's, Inc. participants in the Officers' Family Garden at the Fort Smith National Historic Site.
Girl's Inc. participant Alicia practices the art of drying herbs.