Visit the conservatory at Matthaei Botanical Gardens for some winter flower color. (Photo by Michele Yanga.)
The tropical house in the conservatory features a rotating display of orchids in bloom. The orchids are maintained by volunteers from the Ann Arbor Orchid Society.
A January scene in Nichols Arboretum. (Photo by Michele Yanga.)
A boardwalk at Matthaei Botanical Gardens.
A creative visitor turned this tree log slice covered in snow in the children’s garden into a cartoon face.
The Huron River is always running, even in winter as the water moves under the ice. (Photo by Michele Yanga.)
An early first sign of the coming spring is the red-winged blackbird. This one appeared in February at the botanical gardens.
A runner braves the winter weather for a jog through the peony garden in Nichols Arboretum. (Photo by Michele Yanga.)