The Daffodil Project Children’s Memorial Garden at Sandy Springs’ Hammond Park was dedicated on Nov. 15, with guests planting flower bulbs that will blossom in the spring. The Daffodil Project is an effort by the organization Am Yisrael Chai, which aims to plant 1.5 million daffodils worldwide to reflect the 1.5 million children who lost their lives during the Holocaust. The garden was created by volunteers from the North Fulton Master Gardeners Club.

Many guests line up to plant bulbs at the Daffodil Project Children’s Memorial Garden at Hammond Park Nov. 15. (Photo by Phil Mosier)
Gardeners Club members (left) Jayden Erickson, 10, and Lee Tanenbaum prepare the soil at the Daffodil Project Children’s Memorial Garden at Hammond Park Nov. 15. (Photo by Phil Mosier)
Dr. John Galambos (center), husband of Sandy Springs’ first mayor, the late Eva Galambos, and their son Michael (right) plant the first bulb at the Daffodil Project Children’s Memorial Garden at Hammond Park Nov. 15. (Photo by Phil Mosier)

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