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.
in the news
New York magazine (May 9, 2014)
A story on Ann Arbor that also includes Nichols Arboretum, the peony garden, and Shakespeare..
mlive (Ann Arbor, May 12, 2014)
Mlive covers the story of the 80-year-old American agave plant that getting ready to bloom in the conservatory at Matthaei Botanical Gardens.
Michigan Gardener magazine (May 2013)
Matthaei-Nichols Director Bob Grese has transformed his love for native plants into a garden that showcases sustainable gardening practices, native species, and their habitats