WBG will be closing early at 3PM on Thursday September 30th for a private event.

The planned focus of Phase 1D is the development of the Japanese Garden and Beargrass Creek Overlook. A tree allée of 24 American Dream Swamp White Oak trees will lead to the Overlook which has a beautiful view of Beargrass Creek. The Japanese Garden was designed by Nakane & Associates of Kyoto, Japan. Fundraising is under way for this authentic Japanese Garden.

Japanese Garden

Japanese Garden

The two-acre Japanese Garden will include a waterfall and pond, tea house, summer house, authentic bridges, a cherry tree promenade, a bonsai garden and more. Shiro Nakane of Nakane and Associates has been designing gardens for decades, following in the footsteps of his father. This will be a garden of meditation and peace, a respite from the busy world around us. Plants used in this garden will be both native and non-native. Large rocks will be placed throughout, which is typical in a Japanese garden.

 

 

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Beargrass Creek Overlook

Beargrass Creek Overlook

The Beargrass Creek Overlook will showcase a beautiful view of the creek and the wetlands beyond.

Phase 1 Fundraising Progress

$19,000,000 raised

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