Check out our series of spring sales for beautiful plants and artisan items to enhance your garden and home. Matthaei-Nichols members also enjoy a special members-only discount hour prior to the plant sales. (No member hour prior to the Artist Market.)
All sales free admission.
Matthaei Botanical Gardens: 1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor
Nichols Arboretum, 1610 Washington Hts., Ann Arbor
Mother’s Day Weekend Plant Sale at Matthaei, May 12 & 13, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Hanging basket and container plantings—perfect for Mom!—grown and designed on site by staff and volunteers. All proceeds benefit Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum. (Member hour 9-10 am. Breakfast munchies and 20% discount on purchases.)
Spring Artists Market at Matthaei, May 12, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Local artisans and craftspeople offer their unique items for sale. A great opportunity to discover the perfect, one-of-a-kind gift for Mom. Click here for a gallery of select artists’ work. (No member hour or discount on merchandise.)
Kitchen Favorites Sale at Matthaei, May 19 & 20, 10 am-4:30 pm
A sale of heirloom vegetables and herbs grown by U-M student volunteers. Proceeds benefit the Campus Farm and U-M Sustainable Food Program. Plus, Herb Study Group on hand with herb samples and information on growing herbs. Matthaei-Nichols members receive a discount on purchases. (Member hour 9-10 am. Breakfast munchies and 20% discount on purchases.)
View the 2018 Kitchen Favorites plant list
Plus, Herb Study Group president Madolyn Kaminski answers questions about herbs and plants during the annual Kitchen Favorites herb and heirloom vegetable sale. Free.
Peonies Galore Sale at Nichols Arboretum, June 2, 10 am – 4:30 pm
Bring some vintage beauty to your garden with our heirloom varieties of peonies. Sale held adjacent to the historic Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden. Peonies sell out quickly; arrive early! Member hour 9-10 am; 10% discount on purchases.