The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
"I come to the Gardens for my health, the serenity of nature, and the company of kindred souls."
Beverly Mosely,
Garden Volunteer
In spring, Matthaei and the Arb burst into life. Over 20,000 daffodils in a line emerge and bloom at the Arb The fragrance of lilacs is on the air. Woody plants show off their flowers and the peonies peak in June.
Check out the bloom calendar.

staff biographies

Laura Mueller
Great Lakes Garden Field Tech

(734) 489-5393

Laura has been working since 2002 in ecological restoration throughout the Midwest with groups such as AmeriCorps, The Nature Conservancy, and Ann Arbor's Natural Area Preservation. She has become involved more recently in landscaping and urban restoration projects utilizing native plants. Laura graduated from Central Michigan University with a degree in two-dimensional art, and continues to incorporate her strong interest in photography into restoration and gardening work.

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