Garden Spotlight

Tim holding Shadow the cat in the Sunflower Hill Garden.

Tim – A Place We All Love

May 11, 2022

As spring winds down and we begin to anticipate summertime in the Sunflower Hill Garden, I’m always a little sad knowing that I’ll have to say goodbye to my adult-in-transition program participants, teachers, and staff for the summer. We’re grateful for the time and energy they invest in our Garden Program. This month, we’re honored […]

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Mikey, smiling, sitting next to large tomato plants with harvest bucket in his lap.

Mikey – Cultivating Community and Purpose

March 16, 2022

As the Garden and Programs Instructor for Sunflower Hill, I’ve been privileged to meet some extraordinary people. One such individual is Mikey, our Garden Program Participant Spotlight for March! Mikey exudes joy through his smile and excited exclamations. He’s kind-natured, sociable, has a contagious smile, and charming personality. Upon arriving to the Sunflower Hill Garden, […]

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Shadow sitting on table with flowers in background

Shadow – More Than a Garden Cat

January 26, 2022

People often comment to us that the Sunflower Hill Garden, located on Hagemann Ranch in Livermore California, is a beautiful and magical place. For Sunflower Hill, the Garden is a vital space we utilize for educational, therapeutic, and life skills training programs for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. As stewards of such a special […]

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