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Quickly built garden is first step in helping Las Vegas heal - Las Vegas Review-Journal

They carted dirt in wheel barrows, hung mementos from twine and planted 58 trees — one for each victim of the mass shooting at a country music festival on the Strip. Hundreds of Las Vegas volunteers channeled their grief this week into building a ...and more »

6 ways to heal and help weekend after Las Vegas shooting - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Early Monday, Daniel Perez and Jay Pleggenkuhle were struggling to figure out how to start their day. “We decided it was a shame that there isn't a place to gather and heal in our community,” Pleggenkuhle said. By Monday afternoon, they had secured a ...and more »

Downtown's Healing Garden will honor victims of the Route 91 shooting - Las Vegas Weekly (blog)

Clouds of dust fill the air as volunteers shovel dirt to make room for flowers. Across the lot, a forklift whirrs and beeps, its metal teeth scooping up dirt. Scattered throughout the plot of land at 1015 S. Casino Center are women, men and children ...and more »

Las Vegas healing garden helps community grieve after mass shooting - KABC-TV

The Las Vegas community was in need of healing and now people have a place to do just that after construction was completed on a healing garden. (KABC). KABC. By Elex Michaelson. Saturday, October 07, 2017. LAS VEGAS (KABC) --. The Las Vegas community ...and more »

A beautiful place to reflect': Memorial garden springs up downtown to honor victims - Las Vegas Sun

Hundreds of people gather in Downtown Las Vegas, during First Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, for the opening ceremony of the Community Healing Garden in memory of the victims in the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. By Chris Kudialis (contact ...and more »

In Las Vegas, an empty lot transforms into a community healing garden - Mashable

A lot in Los Vegas, completely empty just days ago, has now been transformed into a healing garden — a place to take respite from trauma after Sunday's deadly mass shooting. The garden was originally conceived by landscape designer Jay Pleggenkuhle ...and more »

Empty Lot Turns Into Healing Garden In Las Vegas - CBS Los Angeles

LAS VEGAS (CBSLA) — The faces of the fallen now hang in the Healing Garden, north of the Las Vegas strip. The park was a patch of dirt just days ago. Hundreds of people came together to build the garden from scratch to memorialize the victims. The ...and more »

Healing garden pays tribute, remembrance to shooting victims - KLAS-TV

LAS VEGAS - It started as a dirt lot near Downtown Las Vegas and on Friday night, the 'Healing Garden' was finally unveiled. Mayor Carolyn Goodman kicked off the festivities with thousands of showing up to pay their respects to the victims lost in ...and more »

Iowa native spearheads 'Healing Garden' for Las Vegas shooting victims -

Hundreds of volunteers have been working to create a place of peace, following the deadly Las Vegas shooting that rocked not only the city, but the nation less than a week ago. "We wanted to create a project to draw people together, to work together ...and more »

Dedicated volunteers create Las Vegas healing garden in just 4 days - KHQ Right Now

Volunteers in Las Vegas have created a healing garden in an empty lot originally intended to be a dog park. From concept to reality, the whole thing took just a few days thanks to dedicated work by landscapers and other helpers. The garden was ...and more »