Barbie Ranck Memorial Butterfly Garden

Barb's Garden Blooming

New visitors besides humans are visiting the garden this Spring. Honeybees and a Great Egret spent some time in Barbies garden.

Bees visiting the garden  Great Egret visiting Barbie's garden

SPAS thanks Bruce Turley for the rebirth of the garden and Nancy Ogden for it's continuing care and maintenance.

Native plants in Barb's garden

Barbie Ranck Memorial Butterfly Garden at St. Anthony’s Hospital

Barbie Ranck passed away in 2016. Her loss was deeply felt. To honour her dedication to protecting Shell Key and her endless devotion to the St Petersburg Audubon Society's Bird Steward Program, The Barbie Ranck Memorial Butterfly Garden has been planted at St. Anthony’s Hospital.

Barbie's garden

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