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Phase I of the Hsiao-Ho Chinese Garden Path is now complete and has been open to the public as of Sept. 22.  The path, stairs, and viewing platform are accessible.  Three large scholar stones were donated to this project from a university in China.  

Phase II should be completed spring 2017.  This will include a moongate, a path from the platform to the northwest end of the pond where a pavilion will be constructed.  A garden with a Tree Peony display along with complimenting plants will be in the area.  Phase 2 design planning is beginning for moon gate and contemplative pavilion.  Many architectural firms attended the information session for submitting designs that was coordinated by University of Minnesota capital construction.

As part of the community advisors for the Chinese Garden, artist/University of Minnesota instructor Hong Zhang has agreed to help with the artistic naming of the places and calligraphy, an essential part of any important Chinese Garden and artist Yudong Shen has agreed to assist with placement of some critical elements coming to the Garden.  Dr. Carol Brash, director of Asian studies at St. John's University, has also been assisting in the development of our garden.  She is currently writing a book on Chinese Gardens of North America.  

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