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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.
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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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  • Self-Guided Activity Day at Matthaei
     

    Explore on your own and experience the trails and conservatory at your own pace with an adventure backpack full of self guided activities. Free; no registration required. A Make Way for Spring! School Break Getaway program. Join us for week of fun during school spring break. All programs 10 am-noon Matthaei. Fees include materials and activities.

    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Date: 4/2/2013

    Time: 10 am to 12 pm

  • Orchid Culture Class - Part III
    Presented by Ann Arbor Orchids Society

    A three-part class (also Tuesday, March 19 & Tuesday, March 26)

    Part III: Hands-on training in potting and mounting orchids, as well as growing in baskets. Includes selection of pots & media, pruning & dividing. Growing orchids using hydroponic and semi-hydroponic methods. Each participant will take home four different types of orchids.

    $30 materials fee. Info and to register: email: AnnArborOrchids@aol.com; 734.971.6186. 

    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Date: 4/2/2013

    Time: 7 pm to 9 pm


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