GLEN STUBBE * email@example.com The Japanese drumming group Mu Daiko performed at the grand opening of the The Ordway Gardens, a 2.8 million dollar building and landscape addition which includes 2,267 square feet of glass-enclosed interpretive exhibit and display space, and a 2,850 square foot outdoor terrace. The new wing enables the Conservatory’s nationally-acclaimed Bonsai collection to be exhibited year-round. Both the pavilion and terrace provides year-round views into the Japanese Garden. Friday, April 19, 2013
Rowan, 2, and Nona McFarland, 5, strolled through the snow to see the outdoor display of evergreen bonsai trees during the grand opening of the Ordway Gardens. The conservatory cultivates a world-class bonsai collection, but until now, there wasn’t room to display the 100-plus miniature trees.
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Booming drums at new Ordway Gardens for little trees
- April 19, 2013 - 8:57 PM
The Japanese drumming group Mu Daiko performed Friday at the grand opening of the Ordway Gardens, a $2.8 million building and landscape addition at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park.
The new space includes 2,267 square feet of interpretive exhibit and display space, and a 2,850-square-foot outdoor terrace. The new wing means the conservatory’s bonsai collection can be exhibited year-round, and will provide year-round views into the Japanese Garden, which is closed in winter.
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