Our Gardens

Current Happenings

  • While our Gardens are open to visitors, at this time the Plant & Soil Sciences Building is closed to the public.  There are restrooms located in the South Garden on the east side of the Food Safety & Toxicology Building. Click on the map to download a copy.  
    Garden Map
    Garden Map
  • Butterflies in the Garden- CANCELLED due to MSU's COVID-19 Response.
    • March 15 - April 30, 2020
    • Open to the general public Monday-Friday from 2-4pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-4pm.
    • Spring Break Hours (April 1-5), 1-4pm each day. 
    • Closed Easter Sunday.
MSU Annual Trials Garden

Upcoming Events

  • Spring Plant Sale - CANCELLED THIS YEAR
    • Originally scheduled for May 15 and 16, 2020, we have been unable to maintain our sale plants due to limited staffing and no student labor.
  • The Michigan Garden Plant Tour
    • July 27, 2020 to August 7, 2020.  We partner with several leading young plant producers in the state for a coordinated open house featuring plant displays in landscapes and containers.  The objective of the Tour is to educate professional growers and other industry professionals about new and existing plant selections and how they perform in different garden settings.
  • Houseplant and Succulent Sale
    • Will tentatively be Thursday, November 5, 2020 from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Information About the Gardens

  • Visit our About Page for more information about our gardens
  • Check out our Visitors Page for how to visit our gardens


Our gardens are largely self-funded.  Consider supporting us!  For more information, see our Garden Giving Page and Garden Membership page.

Garden News

  • Gardening and Ticks

    Published on June 10, 2020

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