Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the nation’s most significant botanic and sculpture experiences, announces the public opening of The Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden on June 13, 2015. The eight-acre project features traditional components such as waterfalls, elevation changes, extensive boulder placement, authentic Japanese structures and a functioning teahouse. The garden is also innovative in that, Contemporary sculpture will be integrated among the unique collection of plants. “This project really took its first major steps when Fred Meijer proposed the idea to me—it was one of his last requests for Meijer Gardens,” said President and CEO David Hooker. “Thanks to Fred and Lena’s generosity, along with Richard and Helen DeVos’, and over 200 community members, our $22 million goal was met to build and sustain this

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