History of Robert J. Moody Garden
1998-2000 Inception, the Garden is Named Funds Begins
2001 Approved Designs, Soil is Added, Digging and Gazebo Structures Began
2002-2003 Gazebo Completed
2004 Adaptive Garden Built, Signs placed in the Garden, Bridge in Children’s Garden Completed, Garden Grand Opening Celebration, Time Capsule Buried
2005 U of A Emblem Created and Placed
2006 Cooper Barn Built, Lizzy Lizard Sculpture Added to Garden
2007 Garden Layout Approved, Designated Areas: Children’s Garden, Cultivated Garden, Native Plants Garden, Raised Bed Planters, Sidewalk, Tropical Garden, Xeriscape Garden, Compost and Vermiculture Bins, Tractor Placed in Children’s Garden, Tables in Tropical Garden
2008-2009 Windmill Added to Garden, Podium Platform and Benches Added, Replaced Shade Structures in Tropical Garden
2010 Maintenance of Garden by Master Gardener Graduates and Volunteers
2017 Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Award
2018 Certified as an AZ Wildlife Federation Wildlife Habitat
Certified as a Monarch Waystation by Monarch Watch
2019 AFGC Pollinator Award for 2018-19
2020 Covid Pandemic Closed Garden and all of the Garden Activities
2021 Repair and Painting of Gazebo Structures, Bridge Staining, Removal and Rebuilding of Raised Beds, Blue Star Memorial Dedicated, Butterfly Art Piece Donated and Metal Flowers Installed in Children’s Garden