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Michigan State University Horticultural Gardens

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Just beautiful

These Gardens are just beautiful. There are perennials, annuals, a rose garden, and trials of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Novi, Michigan
Floral bliss

These are well maintained and very well organized gardens. They gracefully loop around little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shannon M
East Lansing, Michigan
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A288 Plant & Soil Science Bldg, East Lansing, MI 48823
+1 517-355-5191 ext. 1359
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These Gardens are just beautiful. There are perennials, annuals, a rose garden, and trials of plants that might get to market. There are sunny beds, shade beds, native Michigan plants, and so much more. There is an Arboretum and the best children’s garden I have...More

Thank Myrrhia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These are well maintained and very well organized gardens. They gracefully loop around little ponds, most with their names displayed. Warning, leave Fido at home...no dogs allowed.

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful botanic gardens in the erea. One should go there in the late evening before dark which gives you an option to hear the rwitting birds. Its lovely music with very few people. Do not miss the place.

Thank menachemle
Reviewed 30 May 2018

There are several spots of gardens on campus. In the A288 plant & soil building are different plants. It's a nice hour visit plus the children's area is nice.Friends from out of state enjoy seeing all flowers etc.

Thank blkangusgal
Reviewed 22 January 2018

wide array, wonderfully landscaped of flower gardens, in bloom all of the growing season. Well tended. Great pathways, and places to sit and eat lunch. Take time to enjoy this feast of flowers...

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Free, quiet and quick visit. Everything is clearly labeled. Special kids' areas. It's not as big as anticipated, but there are also areas that are used by students and staff only so I am sure we only saw a tiny bit of all they have...More

Thank 1andTwins
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

There are several gardens located throughout the MSU campus. J. W. Beale garden displays plants in four main collections. The plants are labeled and the stroll through the acres are very educational. The Horticulture and Landscape gardens allow one to view mature trees and shrubs...More

1  Thank Anatta2212
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The MSU Botanical Gardens was a pleasant surprise - The Roses were in full bloom and there was every species you could ever want all smelling better than the next - There were fountains with big marble balls and great backdrops for pictures - All...More

Thank lchum2015
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Maybe this is heaven for botanists or horticultural fans but for us this was a pleasant stroll on a quiet afternoon.

Thank David G
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The MSU Botanical Gardens are well worth a visit, particularly in the latter part of Spring when the Roses are in bloom. There is something for everyone to appreciate even the children.

Thank Michael B
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