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Matthaei Botanical Gardens

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1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
(734) 647-7600 http://mbgna.umich.edu

November 2018

Beautiful Bugs: The Amazing Insects of Our Global Ecosystems

November 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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There’s more to the forest than meets the eye. Welcome to the land of butterflies, moths, beetles, and other multi-legged creatures that crawl, fly, march, and munch their way through the world’s ecosystems. Each year we feature a holiday exhibit with a different theme in the conservatory at Matthaei  Botanical Gardens. This annual winter/holiday event also features seasonal flowers, decorated trees, kids activities, holiday items, discounts in the Garden Store for Matthaei-Nichols members, and more. Free. Note: Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas,…

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December 2018

Great Lakes Orchid Judging Holiday Party and Bizarre Bazaar

December 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Orchid fun with auction of books, plants, and other items. Review of top American Orchid Society awards; lunch provided by judges. Everyone welcome! 1 om:  monthly Great Lakes Judging Center judging. Visitors are welcome to observe. Sponsored by Great Lakes Judging (Orchids). Free.

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A Visit with Father Christmas

December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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The annual visit by the real McCoy, Father Christmas. In town for one day only. A great photo opp! Free.

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Catching Your Breath

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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A free monthly program for caregivers of adults with memory loss. Designed for learning skills for continued health and well-being. Info and to register: 734.936.8803. Presented by Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

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Tales and Travels of Sierra Club Huron Valley

December 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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All invited to join in and contribute to the annual review of Sierra Club Huron Valley members’ explorations over the past year. Show and tell us about your favorite place in the world. We will be ready to watch and hear about your view of our natural world! Send your photos in digital format to Ed Steinman, lighthawk.pilot@gmail.com. Free. Presented by Sierra Club Huron Valley.

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January 2019

The Beauty of Native Plants: Their Function in Supporting Wildlife in Urban and Suburban Landscapes

January 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Local nursery owner Drew Lathin talks about ways that home gardeners can use native plants to create beautiful and ecologically restorative landscapes for residential, commercial, and public spaces that support wildlife, reduce resource inputs, and create healthy outdoor living spaces. Sponsored by Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers. Free.

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The Mind Bloom

January 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 24, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Matthaei Botanical Gardens presents "The Mind Bloom," an art exhibit of nature-inspired paintings by Jennifer Farina. Jennifer's painting and writing start with her experience of the natural world and then, she writes, "lead inward and outward at the same time.” Her work begins with treks through gardens and woodland. These experiences inspire her to write poetry, which then conjures images within her brain instead of in view of her eyes.  Each artwork is non-representational, so viewers will all have an individual take…

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Catching Your Breath

January 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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A free monthly program for caregivers of adults with memory loss. Designed for learning skills for continued health and well-being. Info and to register: 734.936.8803. Presented by Mich. Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Free.

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The Quest for Michigan Dark Skies

January 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Sally Oey, University of Michigan professor of astronomy, describes the benefits of darkness for us and our fellow beings, as well as how we can navigate our nighttime lives with less escaped light. Presented by Sierra Club Huron Valley. Free.

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Survival of the Red Crossbill

January 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Jamie Cornelius, assistant professor of biology at Eastern Michigan University, presents her research on these unusual birds, who raise their young in the challenging conditions of northern winters. Jamie and her family spent six weeks on snowshoes in winter in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, tracking radio-tagged red crossbills. Presented by Washtenaw Audubon Society. Free.  

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Ikebana: Japanese Flower Arranging

January 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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$20.00

Create your own seasonal Ikebana arrangement with help from a certified instructor. Please notify a2ikebana@gmail.com of your interest to attend two weeks prior to the date of the meeting.  You will then receive an evite to attend.  Due to popularity of the classes, the class size is limited to 25 and Ikebana International members are given priority.  We usually have room for 5 - 7 guests and welcome beginners.  Payment can only be by cash or check. $20 fee covers flowers and…

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Recent American Orchid Society Awards

January 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Accredited American Orchid Society Judge Dennis Seffernick gives a PowerPoint program of the latest AOS awards. Orchid judging at 1. Visitors welcome to observe. Presented by Great Lakes Judging Society (Orchids). Free.

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Trials, Triumphs and Tragedies of Benedict’s Garden

January 19, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Indiana nursery owner Esther Benedict focuses on small plants, including dwarf woody plants, and the varied uses of small plants in modern gardening. Participants in this evening’s program will learn helpful things for their own gardening from Esther’s experiences growing treasures. Presented by Great Lakes Chapter, North American Rock Garden Society. Free.

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Orchid Growing for Beginners

January 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Learn the important elements of growing orchids: how air movement, fertilizer, pest control, potting media, sunlight and water will bring you beautiful flowers!  Speaker to be announced. Presented by Ann Arbor Orchid Society. Free.

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The Other New World Temperate Vegetation Zone: Patagonia

January 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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University of Michigan Herbarium Curator Tony Reznicek discusses the forests and grasslands of much of Patagonia (South America), with a focus on the more important species and some of its interesting habitats and remarkable plants. Michigan Botanical Club. Free.

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February 2019

Tea Time!

February 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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$10.00

Winter weekends call for a cup of hot cocoa or tea and sweet treats.  Learn about tea time around the world and make a special tea or cocoa mix to take home.  Learn how to make a healthy snack to go with your tea.  Recommended for children ages 5-12. Cost $10.00/child.  Adult accompanies children.

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Catching Your Breath

February 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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A free monthly program for caregivers of adults with memory loss. Designed for learning skills for continued health and well-being. Info and to register: 734.936.8803. Presented by Mich. Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Free.

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Bees in New Zealand

February 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Long-time Lansing-area beekeeper Steve Tillman talks about beekeeping Down Under. Program also includes a mini-workshop on building and using a Styrofoam nuc. Presented by Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers. Free.

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Winter Dormant Orchids

February 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Orchids that are dormant in the winter allow some down time for working on the rest of your collection or taking a winter vacation. Speaker Leo Schordje talks about orchids that go dormant in the winter. Ann Arbor Orchid Society. Free.

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The Complex Environmental Web of Northern Lower Michigan: Climate, Soils, Forests 

February 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Randy Schaetzl, professor in the Michigan State University Department of Geology, discusses the process of soil formation in conjunction with climate and plant communities in the northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan. Presented by Michigan Botanical Club. Free.

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Arachnids: No Need for Phobias

February 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Cara Shillington, professor of biology at Eastern Michigan University, discusses her research, which includes observations of spider behavior in cold and heat, what they eat, how they move and how they reproduce. Program includes an opportunity to directly observe some specimens. Presented by Sierra Club Huron Valley. Free.

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Michigan Hummingbirds

February 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Join Allen Chartier for a program on his study of hummingbirds in Michigan and the Great Lakes area. Allen founded the Great Lakes HummerNet in 2001. Sightings of these birds are reported to Allen by volunteers, and Allen also catches and bands birds. Besides ruby-throated hummingbirds, the 15 vagrant hummingbird species are also studied. Learn how you can participate in this study, and how to attract and feed hummingbirds. Allen birds all over the world, and conducts seasonal bird banding…

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Ikebana: Japanese Flower Arranging

February 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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$20.00

Create your own seasonal Ikebana arrangement with help from a certified instructor. Please notify a2ikebana@gmail.com of your interest to attend two weeks prior to the date of the meeting.  You will then receive an evite to attend.  Due to popularity of the classes, the class size is limited to 25 and Ikebana International members are given priority.  We usually have room for 5 - 7 guests and welcome beginners.  Payment can only be by cash or check. $20 fee covers flowers and…

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March 2019

Herb Seed Giveaway

March 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Start you summer herbs early. Group President Madolyn Kaminski also offers tips on seed starting. Presented by Herb Study Group. Free.

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Grow & Share: Planting America

March 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Michigan Garden Clubs President Carol Brodbeck discusses the gardening efforts of the Michigan and National Garden Clubs including the project “Michigan Pollinator Gardens.” Part of Ann Arbor Garden Club’s Hands-on Home Gardening series. Presented by Ann Arbor Garden Club. Free.

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Catching Your Breath

March 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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A free monthly program for caregivers of adults with memory loss. Designed for learning skills for continued health and well-being. Info and to register: 734.936.8803. Presented by Mich. Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Free.

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Latest Research and Development: Using Microbials to Improve the Lives of Honeybees

March 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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A presentation by Earl Hoffman, a life-time member of Southeast Michigan Beekeepers Association (SEMBA), and an Eastern Apicultural Society Master beekeeper.  He grew up helping his father keep bees on a 40 acre farm in Ceresco, MI.   Earl worked with SEMBA to start their bee school, and taught with Ed Nowack for years before Earl took over as lead instructor. Earl works to keep up on cutting edge honeybee research and product development.  Earl owns a company that helped create a microbial feed…

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2019 Ann Arbor Orchid Society Festival

March 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 17, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Join us for this popular annual orchid festival. Program includes orchid displays, orchid raffle, orchids, and related items for sale from orchid vendors, free presentations and demos on orchid growing. Monthly Great Lakes Judging follows ribbon judging. Free admission. Presented by Ann Arbor Orchid Society. Free.

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Creating Near Native Habitats in Built Environments

March 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Matt Demmon, director of native landscapes division at Plantwise, discusses ways of thinking about creating plant communities and how planting design and new models of landscape maintenance can help us create resilient, beautiful plantings that have the best chance of fulfilling the stormwater and ecosystem functions we are trying to create. Presented by Michigan Botanical Club Huron Valley. Free.

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The Wood Frogs of Saginaw Forest

March 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Keith Berven, professor at Oakland University, has been monitoring variations in numbers of wood frogs for the past 32 years in an attempt to understand the factors that lead to year-to-year fluctuation in their numbers. He will discuss the relative importance of density-dependent factors, and parasites on the frogs. Presented by Sierra Club Huron Valley. Free.

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Birding Israel

March 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Join Len Sander for a program on bird watching in Israel. Israel is a heavily traveled migration route for birds moving twice a year between Africa and the Eurasian landmass. Len has photographed many interesting species at Eilat, one of the world’s busiest migration spots, as well as in other habitats in the country. Len Sander is a retired U-M physics professor, birder, and photographer. Presented by Washtenaw Audubon Society.      

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Ikebana: Japanese Flower Arranging

March 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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$20.00

Create your own seasonal Ikebana arrangement with help from a certified instructor. Please notify a2ikebana@gmail.com of your interest to attend two weeks prior to the date of the meeting.  You will then receive an evite to attend.  Due to popularity of the classes, the class size is limited to 25 and Ikebana International members are given priority.  We usually have room for 5 - 7 guests and welcome beginners.  Payment can only be by cash or check. $20 fee covers flowers and…

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Faerie Doors Workshop at Matthaei

March 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Faeries are nature’s guardians, keeping a watchful eye on the natural world.  Invite them to your garden or home by creating beautiful faeries doors decorated with natural materials and other decorations.  After the program, visit the conservatory to look for beautiful faerie gardens. Two sessions on March 23: 9:30-11:00am 19-YE-02 and 11:30-1:00pm 19-YE-03. Recommended for children 4-12. Cost $12.00/child; adult accompanies children.

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Faerie Doors Workshop at Matthaei

March 23, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Faeries are nature’s guardians, keeping a watchful eye on the natural world.  Invite them to your garden or home by creating beautiful faeries doors decorated with natural materials and other decorations.  After the program, visit the conservatory to look for beautiful faerie gardens. NOTE: Two sessions on one date: 9:30-11:00 am 19-YE-02    and 11:30-1:00 pm 19-YE-03. Recommended for children 4-12. Cost $12.00/child, adult accompanies children.

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Dahlia Auction and New Introductions

March 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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A video presentation of the 2019 American Dahlia Society new dahlias at 1 pm. Member auction of 2019 dahlia tubers at 2 pm. Handouts on growing and caring for dahlias for all attendees. Presented by Michigan Dahlia Association. Free.

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Just Deserts – A Spring Break Adventure at Matthaei

March 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Deserts are beautiful, special places with plants uniquely adapted to dry conditions. Explore the arid house and learn how plants and animals survive in the desert. Then make a desert garden of succulents to take home that requires little care or water. Recommended for ages 5-12. Cost $12.00/child, adult accompanies children.

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

March 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Includes free growing skills workshop at 11 am. Presented by Michigan State African Violet Society. Free.

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April 2019

Growing Herbs for the Kitchen

April 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Group President Madolyn Kaminski also offers tips on growing your own herbs for cooking. Presented by Herb Study Group. Free.

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Plant Propagation

April 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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North American Rock Garden Society Vice President Don LaFond gives a presentation on propagating plants by seed, cuttings, and dividing. Part of Ann Arbor Garden Club’s Hands-on Home Gardening series. Presented by Ann Arbor Garden Club. Free.

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Super Seedlings

April 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Seeds are a mystery: how does a tiny seed grow into a big tomato plant?  Now is the time to start seedlings which can be transplanted when the weather is warm. Explore the lifecycle of plants from flower to seedling and plant seeds to grow at home. Cost $10.00/child; adult accompanies children.

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Focus on Choice Alpines

April 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Two programs presented in one day by Ger van den Beuken, one of Europe’s most eminent experts on the cultivation of choice alpine plants. Program I (11-12:30): The Cultivation and Propagation of the Genus Saxifraga (includes Porphyrion, Saxifraga and Ligulatae Saxifrages). Program II (1:30-3): Cushion Plants. Presented by Great Lakes Chapter, North American Rock Garden Society. Free. (Note: Program breaks for one hour from 12:30-1:30.)

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Catching Your Breath

April 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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A free monthly program for caregivers of adults with memory loss. Designed for learning skills for continued health and well-being. Info and to register: 734.936.8803. Presented by Mich. Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Free.

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Producing Nucs to Meet Your Needs

April 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Caledonia, Mich.-based beekeeper Ray Lackey discusses making nucs as well as record keeping for your beekeeping efforts and how to learn from your mistakes. Presented by Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers. Free.

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Annual Dahlia Tuber Sale

April 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Program also includes a video presentation on growing and caring for dahlias along with handouts. Presented by Michigan Dahlia Association. Free.

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Orchid Mounting Demonstration

April 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Epiphytic orchids grow in trees, lithophytic orchids grow on rocks. Chris Steel demonstrates how, using plastic mounts, mounting orchids is a great natural way to grow them. Presented by Ann Arbor Orchid Society. Free.

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Mindfulness-based Dementia Care

April 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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A free, 7-week program specifically designed for family caregivers of persons with dementia. Learn how the practice of mindfulness can help you cope with the challenges and stresses of dementia care, and also greatly improve the experience of the person in your care. Program time slot listed is tentative. For class times or to register call U-M Memory Connection at 734.936.8803. Program runs Mondays, April 15 – June 3. Presented by Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Free. NOTE: This program runs Monday mornings…

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Spring Ephemerals of the Great Lakes

April 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Presenter Bob Smith displays and discusses colorful photographs of spring ephemerals (perennial woodland wildflowers that bloom and set seed quickly), while Robert Ayotte highlights the systematics and site preferences for each species. This is a primer for upcoming field trips. Presented by Michigan Botanical Club Huron Valley. Free.

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PFAS in Health and the Environment

April 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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PFAS, perfluorinated compounds, is an umbrella term for some 5,000 chemical compounds that have been manufactured and used in consumer products since 1960. Stephen Brown, Ph.D., chemist and co-chair of the Sierra Club Huron Valley conservation committee, provides a non-technical review of aspects of concern about PFAS. Presented by Sierra Club Huron Valley. Free.

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Ikebana: Japanese Flower Arranging

April 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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$20.00

Create your own seasonal Ikebana arrangement with help from a certified instructor. Please notify a2ikebana@gmail.com of your interest to attend two weeks prior to the date of the meeting.  You will then receive an evite to attend.  Due to popularity of the classes, the class size is limited to 25 and Ikebana International members are given priority.  We usually have room for 5 - 7 guests and welcome beginners.  Payment can only be by cash or check. $20 fee covers flowers and…

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Botanical Terminology: A Look at Words We Can Use to Describe Flower and Plant Parts

April 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Accredited AOS judge Dave Miller familiarizes us with the anatomy and descriptions of orchids and other plants. Orchid judging at 1. Visitors welcome to observe. Presented by Great Lakes Judging Society (Orchids). Free.

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May 2019

Caregiver Wellness Day

May 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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This free program for learning skills essential for continued health and well-being is designed for caregivers of adults living with memory loss. Info and to register: 734.936.8803. Presented by Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Free.

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