Matthaei Botanical Gardens
December 1, 2023
Compost from U-M football games could be used to grow produce at the student-run Campus Farm, if a recent experiment goes well.
July 24, 2023
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
June 20, 2023
U-M has renamed its bonsai collection at Matthaei Botanical Gardens in honor of alumnus Melvyn Goldstein, whose donation of 125 world-class trees has transformed it into one of the nation’s premier bonsai collections.
May 17, 2023
A new morning glory garden coming to Matthaei Botanical Gardens will show off how diverse a single group of closely related plants can be while connecting the botanical gardens’ visitors to faculty research.
April 4, 2023
Researchers and staff from U-M and three other institutions are using a recent grant to study how to turn the Matthaei Botanical Gardens’ trash into useful products as well as heat and energy.
August 29, 2022
Jeremy Moghtader has served as the program manager for the Campus Farm for six years after a 12-year career at Michigan State University.
October 25, 2021
A new robotically fabricated pavilion at Matthaei Botanical Gardens brings leading-edge fabrication research to the public space, and explores new responsible and precise methods of construction.
July 28, 2021
“A Garden of Earthy Delights,” an installation of ceramic sculptures inspired by the habitats of the Great Lakes and the plants that grow in them, is now on view at Matthaei Botanical Gardens.
November 23, 2020
Members of the university community are invited to Healthy Holidays, a virtual open house focused on sustainability and wellness scheduled for noon-1 p.m. Dec. 1.
September 9, 2019
The Freight Farm, which sits on U-M’s Campus Farm, is a 320-square-foot recycled shipping container outfitted with 256 columns that can grow plants ranging from veggies to flowers.