Vertical gardens installed at Perez Art Museum Miami

  • Hanging garden designer Patrick Blanc, left, consults his plan as his much-talked about hanging gardens, designed to withstand salt, air, and wind blasts and brighten up the concrete structure of the new Perez Art Museum Miami are installed on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Hanging garden designer Patrick Blanc, left, consults his plan as his much talked about hanging gardens, designed to withstand salt, air, and wind blasts and brighten up the concrete structure of the new Perez Art Museum Miami are installed on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A worker installs plants on the hanging garden at the new Perez Art Museum Miami on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Hanging garden designer Patrick Blanc, right, consults his plan with some workers as his hanging gardens are installed on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Hanging garden designer Patrick Blanc checks out his plants as his hanging gardens are installed at the new Perez Art Museum Miami on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers install plants on the hanging garden at the new Perez Art Museum Miami on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers install plants on the hanging garden at the new Perez Art Museum Miami on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers install a sculpture by Jedd Novatt in the sculpture garden at the new Perez Art Museum Miami on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers install plants on the hanging garden at the new Perez Art Museum Miami on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF