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READ AND WATCH
Catch up with the Dow Gardens team!
Herbert Dow's Garden Journals
Get a glimpse of Herbert H. Dow's Garden journals and what we can learn from the entries, today.
Learn about the talented individuals who help care for the many trees that grow throughout the 110-acre Dow Gardens.
Arbor Day: A Celebration of Trees
Trees are essential to all life on planet Earth. They produce oxygen, store carbon, stabilize the soil, and offer food and homes for wildlife.
Our Favorite Tools
We are often asked, "What is your favorite garden tool and why?" Check out this list of our top seven!
Senior Horticulturist Chuck Martin reviews the "how, why, where, and when" of pruning.
5 Annuals We are Excited about in 2020
Wondering which summer annuals to add to your landscape? Check out these five standout varieties!
If the thought of becoming a backyard beekeeper is attractive to you, or you'd just like a peek into our amazing hives, this blog is an excellent place to start.
KEEP KIDS GROWING
Fun Resources for Learning and Engagement!
Printable Field Journal
Download our free printable field journal (PDF), and be a scientist in your own backyard!
Have some free time on your hands? Click the images below to complete a garden puzzle!
SIGNS OF SPRING
Herbert H. Dow’s planting journals include daily observations of nature in every season. This week, he particularly noticed woodland wildflowers which are still common in Michigan. These beauties take advantage of warm weather, spring rain, and available sunlight before the tree canopy leafs out and shades the forest floor. Don't miss your chance to see them while they last!