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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 Hidden Lake Gardens will be closed on:

Christmas Eve - December 24

Christmas Day - December 25

New Year's Eve - December 31

New Year's Day - January 1


Contact Information

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

Phone: 517-431-2060



  • Dec 20

    Morning Yoga

    December 20, 2018 9:00AM - 10:00AM (No Morning Yoga on Dec 27, and Jan 3) Hidden Lake Gardens

    Rita Adams will lead a multi-level vinyasa flow yoga class on Thursday mornings December through January (No Morning Yoga on Dec 27, and Jan 3). Modified for beginners as well as experienced.

  • Jan 12

    Chocolate and Coffee in the Conservatory

    January 12, 2019 2:00PM - 3:30PM Hidden Lake Gardens

    Warm up in the Conservatory while local coffee and chocolate experts discuss the processes and plants involved in creating two of our favorite treats.

  • Jan 22

    Notes from the Underground: A Focus on Soils in Forest Ecosystems

    January 22, 2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM Hidden Lake Gardens

    Forest Ecologist, Robert Ayotte, discusses the living and vibrant matrix of forest soils, their evolution since the end of the last ice age, and their role in the ecosystem of Michigan's southern forests.

  • Jan 26

    Extend the Growing Season with Hoop Houses

    January 26, 2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM Hidden Lake Gardens

    Learn how to get a head start on the planting season from Beverly Ruesink, Needle Land Farms, by using hoop houses.

  • 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.

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