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...