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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  • Garden Ambassador Training - FULL

    Garden Ambassador training for the Spring is full.


    Contact the Volunteer Coordinator for more information: 734.647.8528;


    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Date: 4/27/2013

    Time: 9 am to 4 pm

  • The Place for Bromeliads in Your Summer Garden

    All invited to learn about growing bromeliads in the summer garden. Presented by the SE Michigan Bromeliad Society.


    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Date: 4/27/2013

    Time: 2 pm to 4 pm

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