Matthaei Botanical Gardens

  1. October 9, 2017

    Trail linking Matthaei to campus, regional trails opens Saturday

    The Matthaei Botanical Gardens Trail, a paved, 2-mile hiking and biking path connecting the botanical gardens with a network of trail systems throughout the area, opens to the public Saturday.

  2. March 17, 2017

    Construction starts on trail linking botanical gardens to area trails

    Construction has begun on a paved hiking and biking trail connecting the Matthaei Botanical Gardens with a network of trail systems throughout the Ann Arbor area.

  3. January 20, 2017

    Campus Farm helps cultivate lessons in sustainable agriculture

    What may be the best-kept secret on campus? The University of Michigan runs a farm where students, faculty and staff grow vegetables and herbs at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. 

  4. August 12, 2016

    Grant to help connect Matthaei Botanical Gardens with trail system

    A nearly $730,000 grant will help create a hiking and biking trail that connects Matthaei Botanical Gardens with the regional border-to-border trail and beyond.

  5. April 30, 2015

    Urban gardens getting ready to pop up around campus

    Community pop-up gardens are taking root again, with at least seven city gardens planned around campus, as well as the campus farm at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens.

  6. April 6, 2015

    Paved trail connecting Matthaei to campus gets boost from MDOT

    The dream of creating a paved, two-mile bike and walking path to help link Matthaei Botanical Gardens to Central Campus is expected to become reality next year.

  7. March 9, 2015

    Cabin fever? Some suggestions for things to do on campus

    Looking to shake off the winter blues? Here are five popular things to do on the Ann Arbor campus, in coming weeks and beyond.

  8. May 14, 2014

    80-year-old agave plant about to bloom at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Some of us peak at 20. For one 80-plus-year-old American agave getting ready to bloom at Matthaei Botanical Gardens, adolescence is just beginning.

  9. April 21, 2014

    MDetroit Center Connector shuttle to add Matthaei bus stop

    Beginning May 8, the MDetroit Center Connector will add the Matthaei Botanical Gardens as a new weekly bus stop between Ann Arbor and Detroit.