The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
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Winter is a great time to take a stroll and appreciate the conifers along the trails at the Arb and Gardens. If you wish to avoid the chill of winter, stop into the Conservatory at the Gardens to experience the sights and smells of plants from all over the world.
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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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  • Hands on Inside the Hive
     

    A “hands on,” CSI (crime scene investigation) look inside a hive that didn’t make it through the winter to determine why. How to introduce packaged bees to a hive will also be discussed. Info: rimendel@sbcglobal.net.

    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Date: 4/9/2013

    Time: 7 pm to 9 pm


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