Meditation Garden

Mediation Garden
  • The Meditation Garden is nestled between the Chapel and the Anderson Bay View Room.
  • The garden is maintained by a small resident committee of six who do all the planning, planting and maintenance of the garden.
  • The plants are selected for soft colors: pinks, blues, grays, white, yellow purple and lavender.
  • Look for Meadow Sage, Hydrangea, Blue Fescue, Yucca, pink and white Drift Roses, Knockout Roses, Gaura, Lantana, Salvia, Daisies, Iris, Coneflowers, Camellias, Azaleas, Pittosporum, Portulaca, Hosta, Holly Ferns, Fan Flowers and Hellebores. Some of these are featured below.
  • Spring and Fall annuals are now furnished by Westminster-Canterbury.  All other landscaping and additions are done through donations.


Special Features


  • A graceful custom-made “ipe” trellis screen encloses the garden.  Jasmine climbs in one section and Clematis another.  Hollywood Juniper and Camellias circle the trellis.
  • Near the entrance from the lawn, there is a custom-made fountain birdbath, a red cedar bird feeder and, our newest addition, a replica of the Cape Henry Lighthouse.


Fish Pond


  • The hand-made slate fountain in the center of the fish pond is topped with three doves created by a resident and bronzed by a locally famous sculptor named Turner.
  • The goldfish thrive in the pond. They multiply rapidly and many are donated to grateful new owners each year. They survive well over winter in the pond.