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And you thought gnomes were tiny! Not the one at Iowa State University's Reiman Gardens—he’s 15 feet fall and 3,500 pounds of metal-reinforced concrete! The handiwork of Wausau craft-folk Andy and Connie Kautza, the gnome was constructed out of a cubic yard of concrete—enough to pave about 20 feet of sidewalk—and traveled 400 miles to its current home, where he stands as a good luck charm. Yeah, it’s good luck he hasn’t fallen and squished anybody!
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