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

Allison Correll
Visitor Services Front Desk & Events Supervisor

(734) 647-8391

Allison brings a BA in photography from Columbia College Chicago and experience in local and international nonprofits including Washtenaw Literacy and Ann Arbor Public Schools' Education Foundation. Allison was born and raised in Ann Arbor and remembers walking the trails of the Arb. By coming to work at Matthaei-Nichols, Allison combines three of her passions; art, nature, and events planning. Allison's love of the outdoors has inspired her throughout her life, and her position here will allow her to connect visitors of all ages with nature.

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