The Shannon Garden Honoring the Presidency, 1959-1974, of Edgar Finley Shannon, Jr.
de·rac·i·nate- To pull up by the roots; uproot; extirpate; eradicate.–Dictionary.com
Kyuyo Street. Sweet shisa.
When in pairs, the left shisa traditionally has a closed mouth, the right one an open mouth.
The open mouth wards off evil spirits, and the closed mouth keeps good spirits in.–Wikipedia