The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
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.
study spots
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calendar of events

There's always something happening at the Arb & Gardens, whether it's a single cactus blooming in the Conservatory or a few thousand people enjoying Earth Day celebrations. Free guided tours. Prescribed burns. Gardening and art classes for kids and adults. School field trips. Seasonal exhibits. Let our calendar help you find the activity that's right for you and your family.

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Few places on earth are as beautiful as Michigan on a fine fall day. Take an afternoon walk through the Arb or Garden trails to see the spectacular autumn foliage.
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  • Halloween Spooktacular
    Join us for our annual Spooktacular event. Pumpkins and gourds come in all shapes and sizes, so choose your favorite to decorate the house for Halloween. Plus. make fantastic butterfly, dragonfly and bird masks to take home and sample tasty pumpkin treats. $8.00/child includes activities and materials. 12-YE-24

    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Date: 10/27/2012

    Time: 10 am to 12 pm

    More info: click here


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