Tucked away in the third and lowest terrace in the Lawn Garden, the Edith J. Beals Secret Garden is hidden from view. In order to enter the Secret Garden, descend the double staircase or gently sloping brick path and find yourself greeted by a pool and a fountain displaying aquatic plants during the summer months. The fountain, cast from a 17th century English mold, is a lead ram’s head surrounded by fruits: the purchase and sales agreement for Tower Hill was signed on April 1st (April Fool’s Day) 1986, a date which falls during the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Once inside the enclosed oval garden, guests are treated to its herbaceous borders containing an engaging mix of annuals, tender perennials, and low maintenance perennials in soft colors. Fragrant plants are commonly used in this garden.