Two Great Locations, One Organization

Who We Are

We are one organization with two locations at the University of Michigan. Our mission is to promote environmental enjoyment, stewardship, and sustainability through education, research, and interaction with the natural world.

Pumpkins Lanterns and Leaves family program

What’s Happening

Whats in bloom

What’s in Bloom

There’s something blooming year-round at the botanical gardens and arboretum. Click on the image above or here for galleries of blooms throughout the seasons.

Earth Words (our blog)

Call for Artists: Winter 2019 Artist Market

Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum invites you to apply for our Winter Artist Market in December! Here's how it works: submit your original, nature-inspired work for consideration - jewelry, sculpture, glass, photography, paintings, fiber,...

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Submit a Question for Question of the Day!

Question of the day is a daily post on Matthaei Nichol’s social media outlets that features a question from the public, along with the answer to that question and accompanying pictures taken at Matthaei properties. Have a question for Matthaei’s Question of the Day? Submit it here! 

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