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March 2020

CANCELLED: Ann Arbor Orchid Festival

March 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on March 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

PLEASE NOTE: This program has been canceled.   Featuring displays showcasing beautiful orchids; free talks and demonstrations on orchid growing; orchid raffle; orchids and orchid-related items for sale from our vendors. Please note the different starting times of the orchid sale and show: Orchid sales: 10 am-4:30 pm Sat. & Sun. Orchid show: noon-4:30 pm Sat.  Photographer’s hour 9-10 am Sun. 2 pm Sat. and Sun.: Talk: “Orchids 101" 3 pm Sat., “Orchid pests and diseases” 3 pm Sun.: “How…

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CANCELLED: New Dahlia Introductions

March 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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PLEASE NOTE: This program has been canceled.   A video presentation on new dahlias at 1, followed by an auction of members new 2020 dahlias. Includes information on how to grow and care for dahlias.

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April 2020

CANCELLED: African Violets, Gesneriads, Terrarium and Fairy Garden Plants Display and Sale

April 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

PLEASE NOTE: This program has been canceled.   Includes a free hands-on workshop at 10:45 am. Class participants receive a free leaf packet to try their hand at propagating African violets from just a leaf.

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CANCELLED: Writing Orchid Award Descriptions

April 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

PLEASE NOTE: This program has been canceled.   An American Orchid Society video that teaches judges terminology and sequence of items in writing an awards description.  Time permitting: a closer look at botanical terms used to describe orchid flower parts, coloration, patterns and location of such. Includes a 1 pm orchid judging.

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Annual Dahlia Tuber Sale

April 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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NOTE: Dahlia sale is canceled but dahlias are available for purchase online. Click button below to visit website.

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June 2020

CANCELED: Satsuki Azalea Weekend 2020 at Matthaei

June 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - June 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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$100 – $300

NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELEDSeminar & Exhibition: Satsuki Cultivation Made Easy June 6-7, University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens Bonsai & Penjing Garden. Featuring visiting Japanese Satsuki artists Hiroharu Kobayashi (Kobayashi Sangyo), Yoichi Fukuda (Rakujyu-en), Kazuhiro Takahashi (Takahashi Engei), along with David Kreutz (Satsuki Bonsai-en). Above: a Satsuki nikko azalea. From the collection of Dr. Melvyn Goldstein. Right: a cascade Satsuki nikko azalea. From the collection of Dr. Melvyn Goldstein. (Photos by M. Goldstein.) June 6-20, 2020, workshop attendees…

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Bonsai in Bloom: Satsuki Azalea from the Collection of Melvyn Goldstein

June 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

View a spectacular display of blooming Satsuki azaleas from the collection of Dr. Melvyn Goldstein. The azaleas will be on display in the bonsai and penjing garden at the University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens.Satsuki are a cultivar of azalea native to Japan. They often display more than one color of flower on the same plant. Satsuki are also popular plants used for bonsai. The opening weekend of the display features Satsuki workshops and demonstrations in the outdoor bonsai and penjing…

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March 2022

Ann Arbor Orchid Festival presented by the Ann Arbor Orchid Society

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on March 20, 2022 at 10:00 am

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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The Ann Arbor Orchid Society’s 2022 Ann Arbor Orchid Festival features displays of award-winning orchids. Purchase orchids, orchid care supplies and more from vendors. Free Admission, 10am-4:30pm. Additional information at aaosonline.org/festival/

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Ann Arbor Orchid Festival presented by the Ann Arbor Orchid Society

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on March 20, 2022 at 10:00 am

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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The Ann Arbor Orchid Society’s 2022 Ann Arbor Orchid Festival features displays of award-winning orchids. Purchase orchids, orchid care supplies and more from vendors. Free Admission, 10am-4:30pm. Additional information at aaosonline.org/festival/

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June 2022

“100 Years in Bloom” Cut Flower Show presented by the American Peony Society

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on June 5, 2022 at 10:00 am

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Matthaei Botanical Gardens hosts the American Peony Society’s annual cut flower show.  Award winning peony blooms and floral arrangements will be on display.  Free admission. Saturday June 4 & Sunday June 5, 10am-4:30pm. Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan. More information at americanpeonysociety.org   W.E. Upjohn Peony Garden celebrates its centennial year in 2022. Matthaei-Nichols staff have a longstanding connection with the American Peony Society, an organization that brings peony lovers from across the country together. Jointly,…

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The Visitor Center, Conservatory and Display Gardens at Matthaei Botanical Gardens are scheduled to be closed on Monday, June 27 until 12:30 PM while maintenance is performed on the facility. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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