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Skunk Cabbage – Our Earliest-Blooming Wildflower

Short February is followed by long March and, sometimes, wintry weather that hangs on well into April. That doesn't mean you won't see any wildflowers on your late-winter walks. In fact, one of our most striking plants is native to Michigan and the earliest bloomer....

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Photo Gallery: Winter Beauty at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Staff at Matthaei-Nichols have been out on the trails taking pictures this week. Director Bob Grese, Membership & Development Coordinator Ashley McCloskey, and Visitor Engagement Front Desk person Katie Stannard braved the cold yesterday to take some...

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Call for Vendors – Spring Artists Market at Matthaei

Call for Vendors Spring Artist Market at Matthaei Saturday, May 12 from 10 AM - 4 PM Application deadline: March 16, 2018 Notifications: March 30, 2018 APPLICATION CLOSED Matthaei Botanical Gardens invites you to apply for our Spring Artists...

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February 2018 Nature Ed Programs at Matthaei-Nichols

Looking to learn about nature and the environment? Each month our non-profit partners offer programs on beekeeping, birds, ikebana, bonsai, and more. Check out our February 2018 offerings. Tues., Feb. 13, 6:30 pm Products of the Hive:Salves and Balms Presenter: Ann...

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Winter Repairs to the Weir at Willow Pond

Workers are taking advantage of frozen ground winter 2018 to repair and reinforce the weir at Willow Pond at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. (A weir is a structure across a river or body of water that alters the flow of the water and usually results in a...

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