A Message from the Director
“Two things cannot be in one place.
Where you tend a rose, my lad,
A thistle cannot grow.”
– From the Secret Garden, By Francis Hodgson Burnett
A lifelong passion for children and education, coupled with a mothers instinct to be with her children is what led me to the Secret Garden. My journey was filled with opportunities to develop and share my commitment to childcare. I first came to Santa Cruz in 1981 after accepting a position as...