Rainbow Bridge Garden

 
 
 
 
The Book and Poem That Inspired Us
 
 
 
 
And the Garden We Built

 
 
The Rainbow Bridge Garden
District Matching Grant Project
Rotary Year 2010-2011


District Governor: Rose Austin
Club President: Mike Berger
Grant Co-Chairs: Marie Underdown and Kris Nordstrom McBride

We Thank "The Legend of Rainbow Bridge" author William N Britton
for inspiring us, and for his blessing and permission to use his work
for and in our garden

Garden designed and created by Peter Wakefield and 
Wakefield Landscaping

We thank our Donors:
Horse Statues - Marie and Dave Underdown
Including a Matching Grant from Dave's Employer, Chevron
Flagstone for the garden - Gene Wilson
Antique gate and horse head hitching posts - Michael McBride and Kris Nordstrom McBride
 
Rainbow Bridge was conceived as not only a place to honor our faithful companions, but also as a place
where the community would come together to further the founders vision of Memory Park.
Thus, many of the plants in the garden are cuttings from the gardens of Rotarians and others in the community.
Colorful bowling balls have been re-purposed as gazing balls. 
Old wood salvaged from the repair and restoration of the historic houses in Fernland Park were used for the entrance overhead signs.
The entrances were built by Rotarians and their families and several Scouts assisted too.
The work crew was led by Rotarians Michael McBride and Wally Lockey. 



 
Rainbow Bridge Name, Poem and Images used by permission of the Author 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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