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
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.
Check out the bloom calendar.

press room

Welcome to the Arb & Gardens press room. If you're a journalist, editor, blogger, writer, videographer, or member of the media we're happy to help you with story ideas, on-site visits, interviews, experts, and photos. To request a digital image or other multimedia materials, please submit a request using the online contact form. For any media request, please include your deadline in the message.

Media coverage of Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum... A general press kit with background information and facts about MBGNA, a resource panel of our talented horticulture staff...
  • Contact Information
For media inquiries or to request to be added to our press mailing list please contact Joe Mooney at (734) 647-9679 or by e-mail at

Michigan Web Design by Boxcar Studio