Saturday, May 11, 2013

Spring is in Bloom at the U of M Matthaei Botanical Gardens

University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Garden Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens is a beautiful, live exhibit to experience Ann Arbor spring come into full bloom. Each visit reveals knowledge and a new appreciation of nature and art. The Matthaei Botanical Gardens is located in the northside of Ann Arbor on Dixboro Rd. between Geddes and Plymouth Rd.

Mark your calendars for May events at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens

May 11th, 12th and May 18th, 19th, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., bring home a piece of the garden during the May plant sale. Large selections of hanging and container plants, heirloom vegetables, and herbs will be available for purchase. View demos and get tips from the Herb Study Group, UMBees Michigan Gourd Society, and a fermented foods class.

On Sunday May 19th, 2p.m.-5 p.m., The University of Michigan will have its first Bonsai Garden at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens with their new exhibit, Bonsai and Penjing Garden. Experience Japanese influences: koto music and free Zentangle workshop -- drawing intricate images with structured patterns. Refreshments will be provided.

View the minds of artists with memory loss and U-M art students through their works of art on display inside the lobby. For more event information see Matthaei Botanical Gardens.

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