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Showcase: Garvan Woodland Gardens

  • Coronado Center 150 Ponderosa Lane Hot Springs Village, AR, 71909 United States (map)

Garvan Woodland Gardens

Susan Harper, Director of Volunteers at Garvan Woodland Gardens, will dress and enact the part of Verna Cook Garvan, early conservationist and Arkansas’s first female CEO. She will join us to share the amazing personal story and the history of Garvan Woodland Gardens.

In 1985, Verna Cook Garvin signed an agreement to leave her garden to the University of Arkansas, Department of Architecture. Upon her death in 1993, Garvan Woodland Gardens was created. Her charge was to develop the property into a “world-class botanical garden” for all to enjoy. Although she died in 1993, her spirit lives on…

Susan will showcase the Garden as we know and love it today.

Dressed in period clothing and with the southern charm of Verna Cook Garvan, Susan Harper will tell the history and showcase the and current beauty of Garvan Woodland Gardens.

Dressed in period clothing and with the southern charm of Verna Cook Garvan, Susan Harper will tell the history and showcase the and current beauty of Garvan Woodland Gardens.

Want to know more about
Garvan Woodland Gardens?
Visit their website garvangardens.org

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