Ray and Mollie Bivin have taken a hobby and created an Eden of six acres of landscaped gardens, including ornamental ponds and five rock gardens. The rockeries are decorated with rocks from Africa and South America interspersed with perennial and annual flowers. The garden is divided into sections, and one of these on the north side covering three acres is planted with hundreds of trees and shrubs. A wild flower area, together with another ornamental pond, is in this section of the garden. All these flowers are native American varieties. There are also six aviaries which contain peacocks, exotic pheasants, parakeets and tumbler pigeons.
There is something of interest to be seen at all times throughout the season, from spring until fall. The optimum time to visit the garden is between mid-June and mid-July.
Admission: $2.00 per adult.
Hours: Open on weekends May through September or by appointment.
Address: One quarter mile west of Shidler on Highway 11.
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