Our mission is to instill an appreciation of plants, gardens, landscapes and the natural environment by displaying collections of plants that are of botanical and arboricultural value to students, professionals, and the public.

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Conservatory is CLOSED until March

for renovations resulting from extreme winter weather conditions. 

 Hidden Lake 111016


Contact Information

6214 W. Monroe Road (Hwy M-50) Tipton, Michigan 49287

Phone: 517-431-2060



  • Feb 21

    Morning Yoga

    February 21, 2019 9:00AM - 10:00AM (Every Thursday through April) Hidden Lake Gardens

    Start your day with movement in the beauty and solitude of Hidden Lake Gardens with this slow flowing yoga class suited to everyone from beginner to the more experienced.

  • Feb 23

    Winter Tree Walk

    February 23, 2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM Hidden Lake Gardens

    NEW DATE! Enjoy the tranquility of the forest in winter while learning to identify common neighborhood trees.

  • Mar 5

    Start from Seed

    March 5, 2019 7:00PM - 8:00PM Hidden Lake Gardens

    Discover the secrets of successful seed starting.

  • Mar 9

    Spring Flower Bulb Show

    March 9, 2019 - March 24, 2019 (9 AM - 7 PM) Hidden Lake Gardens

    Experience the color, fragrance, and beauty of spring flower bulbs during the last weeks of Winter! Amaryllis, daffodil, tulip, pansies, orchids, and hyacinths will fill the conservatory.

  • Mar 14

    Bluebirds and More

    March 14, 2019 7:00PM - 8:30PM 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Hidden Lake Gardens

    Learn about bluebirds and other cavity nesting birds from local bluebird expert, Don Smith, of the Michigan Bluebird Society.

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