The City of Las Vegas deserves a round of applause for this. Daniel Perez and Jay Pleggenkuhle, owners of Stonerose Landscapes, reached out to city officials about creating a pop-up garden to memorialize the victims of Sunday’s mass shooting. Instead, they were given a half-acre of land to create a permanent park, Review Journal reports. Every single tree, shrub, and flower was donated, and it’ll be completed TODAY.
“Moon Valley donated trees. Star Nursery donated shrubs. S R Trucking came and dropped 14 truckloads of soil,” Mark Hamelmann, vice president of Sunworld, a landscaping company in town, said. “Sunworld is putting a lot of effort into the construction of it.”
Not to mention, nearly 400 volunteers came out yesterday to help. The park will feature a pathway, seating area and memorial wall when completed. At the garden’s center is a Tree of Life, an oak donated by former Strip performers Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn.
Click through the slideshow of pics HERE.
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