The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
Few places on Earth are as beautiful as Michigan on a fine fall day. Stroll through the trails & gardens during the early morning or later afternoon at this special time of year.
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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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July is a great time to visit the spectacular Gateway Garden of New World Plants at the Botanical Gardens. Stroll through the garden and take in the breathtaking variety, design and bright colors of this July highlight.
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  • Catching Your Breath
    A free monthly wellness program for caregivers/partners of adults living with memory loss. Designed for learning and practicing stress resilience and creative skills essential for continued health and well-being. Also August 12. Presented by the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

    NOTE: For info and to register: 734.936.8803.

    Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Date: 7/10/2013

    Time: 6:30 pm to 8 pm

    More info: click here

  • Rain Garden Tour at Roger Moon's House
    Roger is a graduate of the Washtenaw Co Master Rain Gardener program. Come and admire his final project with its rich abundance of native plants working to bring rain water home to the earth. Location: 3533 Prestwick Ct, Ann Arbor. Presented by Wild Ones Ann Arbor Chapter. Free.

    Location: Off Site

    Date: 7/10/2013

    Time: 6:45 pm to 9 pm

    More info: click here

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