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This is an endowed public garden featuring both natural and developed landscapes, nestled in the scenic Irish Hills of southeast Michigan. Owned by Michigan State University and administered by the Division of Campus Park & Planning. The site offer s thousands of labeled trees, shrubs and flowers, appealing to a great variety of interests, are on display in indoor and outdoor collections. Featured indoor plants include: bamboo, banana, cocoa, coffee, fig, palm, sisal, sugarcane, tapioca, vanilla and many useful ornamentals. Numerous outdoor plant collections include azaleas and rhododendrons, birches, crab apples, lilacs, magnolias, maples, ornamental shrubs and an outstanding collection of dwarf and rare conifers. Bonsai are a seasonal attraction. The gardens cover 755 acres of property surrounding Hidden Lake and offer more than 5 miles of marked hiking trails. The Visitor Center contains informative exhibits, auditorium, meeting rooms, reference library and gift shop.

Location: Tipton Michigan Telephone 517-431-2060

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