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Miniature Gardens with Broken Pots

• Creative gardens for broken pots
• Choosing a broken plant pot
• Wash the broken pot sections
• Test fit broken sections as garden dividers
• Adjust the shape of the plant pot or pot shards
• Fit the dividers into your broken flower pot
• Add drainage to the base of your miniature garden
• Mixing the soil and building up the soil layers in your garden
• Prepare the plants for transplanting
• Begin planting
• Finish setting the dividers and plants into the flower pot
• The finished garden

Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World
• Runs through Jan. 5, 2014
• Celebrating 19th year
• Features include over 40 international trees and displays and Railway Garden
Railway Garden features 30 handcrafted GR landmarks
• Focusing on natural materials
• New this year, Korean hanbok
Traditional dress worn during Korean New Year (most significant holiday recognized by Korean families)
Vibrant natural silk and intricate detailing
Centerpiece of redesigned Korean display
Can be found in the Scenic Corridor near the library
• Kadomatsu also a recent addition
Translates to "Gate pine"
Placed at entrances of homes and businesses to bring good luck in New Year
Composed of bamboo, pine and plum blossoms
Can be found at entrance of Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory
• Welcome more than 75,000 visitors from all over the nation
• Extended holiday hours: Dec. 27, 28 and 30

Shattered: Contemporary Sculpture in Glass
• Runs through Jan. 5, 2014
• Exhibition features 24 glass sculptures by 25 artists
• Features a creative approach to glass--no vases or bowls
• Daniel Arsham's "Watching" featured in juried top 5 "3-D category" ArtPrize competition

For more information: www.meijergardens.org