YOUR DESTINATION FOR

SPRING BEAUTY

There's no time like spring! Kick off the season by planning a trip to Dow Gardens. Enjoy weeks of spectacular blooms, from wildflower petals carpeting the Forest to tulip and daffodil bulbs coloring the Gardens.

Don't miss out on the excitement of our spring events. Stroll though Dow Gardens during the height of spring blooms, learn about the benefits of gardening with native species, and take a tour of some of the Forest's most spectacular wildflowers.

This year, plan a visit to Dow Gardens to find new ways to experience spring.

BLOOM TIMES FOR MAJOR SPRING COLLECTIONS

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TULIP COLLECTIONS MAP

MORE SPRING BLOOMS

The Dow family delighted in all the flowers and plants that grew in their gardens! Explore some of the remarkable plants and flowers in bloom this spring at Dow Gardens.

SPRING EVENTS

WILDFLOWER TOURS

Celebrate the wildflowers of Dow Gardens with Horticulturists Chuck Martin and Trent Bowen! Learn about sun-loving wildflowers, beautiful meadow plants, and wetland species in the rain gardens. Then, head into the forest to learn about shade-loving species.

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HERBERT DOW'S
GARDEN TOURS

Join us for a stroll back in time! Visitors will meet on the porch of The Pines, the home of Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow, and partake in a guided walking tour through the gardens.

SPRING GIFT SHOP EXTRAVAGANZA

Looking for the perfect gift to embody the spirit of spring? The Dow Gardens Gift Shop has you covered! Stop in and browse our unique collection of nature-inspired curiosities to find the perfect gifts for the outdoors enthusiasts and garden lovers in your life.

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