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Ordinary Rocks, Extraordinary Messages

Ordinary Rocks, Extraordinary Messages

Gardens are good for our bodies and minds. On Sunday November 30, thirty five rocks were designed and painted amidst the sweet smells of lemongrass.  Large smooth round river rocks, flat triangular-shaped, smaller and larger rocks. Ordinary river rocks for a not so ordinary purpose.  By the end of the day, they would carry extraordinary […]

Our New Installation – The Serpent by Ricardo Breceda

Our New Installation – The Serpent by Ricardo Breceda

Ricardo Breceda is best known for his hundreds of metal sculptures that dot the Borrego Springs desert floor. The Serpent was purchased using donations from Don and Nancy B Jones (Farmer Jones), Mayor Judy Ritter, Virginia Hueth, The Woman’s Club of Vista, GFWC, and community service groups, individuals and field trips. The “Serpent” pieces were delivered […]

Farmer Jones – San Diego Union

Farmer Jones – San Diego Union

Our own Farmer Jones has been featured in the San Diego Union Tribune! Check Us Out!