The Botanic Garden in Traverse City welcomed a new addition on Friday in the form of a 1,000 pound cow statue.
The statue is of a world famous cow called Colantha, and it’s part of the new Children’s Sensory Garden at Historic Barnes Park.
Efforts for the new garden is headed by the Friendly Garden Club.
Sandi Clark, president of the Friendly Garden Club, says it’s been their dream to establish a children’s garden.
“Over the last two years we’ve had extensive planning sessions and engaged a landscape architect to help us design the garden,” Clark explains. “The whole theme