The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
Summer is a great time to visit the spectacular Gateway Garden of New World Plants at the Botanical Gardens. The ornamental plants in this garden are originally native to the Americas.
Check out the bloom calendar.
study spots
Looking for a location to hold a group meeting? We have some of the University's best study spots.

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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Bundle up for a glorious winter hike through the Arb or Gardens. See views normally obscured by foliage. The day after a snow fall is always beautiful and the animal tracks so clear.
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  • Ikebana: Japanese Flower Arranging
    Create your own seasonal ikebana arrangement with guidance by a certified instructor. Cost: $20, which covers flowers and instructor. Reservations required. Info: a2ikebana@gmail.com. Presented by Ann Arbor Ikebana Intl. Chapter.

    NOTE: This is a fee-based class. All registration and inquiries through the ikebana club contact info above.

    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Category: Adult Education

    Date: 1/12/2017

    Time: 1 pm to 2:30 pm


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