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 We would like to thank Steven Nikkila, 
for the following list of Michigan gardens taken from his Perennial Favorites
Horticultural Slide Library (248) 681-7850, email:

Beal Botanical Gardens, East Lansing: on West Circle near Kalamazoo St.; contact MSU Division of Campus Parks and Planting, 412 aids Hall, E. Lansing, 48824-1047. Contact Elaine Chittenden, Curator, at 517-355-7750.

Belle Isle, Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory and Gardens
, Detroit. Call 313-852-4065

Birmingham Congregational Church Grounds, Cranbrook Road at Woodward, Bloomfield Hills especially Pauline Banyai's Hosta Introduction Garden. Call Harris Olson at 248-644-8065

Cooley Gardens, Lansing. Call Eric Stinson at 517-483-7677. Cranbrook House and Gardens 380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills, 48304. Call 248-645-3149

Detroit Zoological Institute, 8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, 48067. Call Barry Burton, Horticulturist at 248-398-0903 x 3126

Dow Gardens, 1018 W. Main St., Midland, 48640. Call 517-631-2677

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House gardens, 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores 48236. Call Don Snodgrass Director of Grounds at 313-884-4222

Fernwood Botanical Garden, 13988 Range Line Road, Niles 49120. Call 616-695-6491

Fisher Mansion, 383 Lenox, Detroit. Call 313-331-6740

Frederik Meijer Botanical Gardens and Sculpture Park, 3411 Bradford N.E., Grand Rapids 49546. Call 616-957-1580

Garden Park of Holly, 216 S. Broad St., Holly, 48442. Call Jim Hilty at 810-634-1400

Grand Oak Herb Farm, 2877 Miller Rd., Bancroft, 48414. Call 517-634-5331

Harbor Springs, all of the downtown area has gardens and storefronts with displays.

Heavenly Scent Herb Farm, 13730 White Lake Road, Fenton, 48430. Call 810-629-9208

Hidden Lake Gardens, 6280 W. Munger Road, Tipton, 49287. Call 517-431-2060

Hilsdale College Arboretum, Hilsdale 49353. Call David Crabtree, Director at 517-437-7341

Historical Courtyards Display Garden, Petoskey on Hwy 31, 1.5 miles west of US131. Call 248-350-9714

Holland, MI, municipal plantings.

Huron-Clinton Metroparks, natural areas. Call 810-227-2757

Kellogg House, Battle Creek. Call 616-969-2006
Lapeer County Master Gardener Display Gardens, located at the Lapeer County

Medical Care Facilty, 1455 Suncrest Drive, Lapeer, Michigan

Leila Arboretum, 928 W. Michigan Ave., Battle Creek, 49017. Call 616-969-0270

Mackinaw Island, - grounds of Grand HoteL.

Macomb County Master Gardener Display Garden, Verkuilen Bldg., 21885 Dunham, Mt. Clemens, 48043. Call 810-469-6440

Matthaei Botanical Gardens 1800 N. Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor, 48105. Call 734-998-7061

Meadow Brook Hall, Oakland University, Rochester, 48063. Call 248-370-3140

MSU/4H Tollgate Farm, 28115 Meadowbrook, Novi, 48050. Call 248- 347-3860

MSU DeLapa Perennial Garden, Children's garden, annual trial beds, East Lansing at Soil Science Building, Bogue and Service Dr. Horticulturist Ann Hancock maybe contacted at 517-355-6469

Nichols Arboretum, Ann Arbor. Contact the Friends of Nicholas Arboretum at 3012 Dana Building, Ann Arbor, 48109-1115. Call 734-763-5832

Seven Ponds Nature Center, 3854 Crawford Rd., Dryden, 48428. Call 248-796-3419 (prairie, woodland wildflowers)

Sunshine Herb Farm, 2460 N. Wixom Road, Milford 48382. Call 248-685-2204

War Memorial, 32 Lakeshore Road Grosse Pointe Farms, 48236. Call 810-881-4594

Westcroft Gardens, 21803 W. River Road, Gross lie, 48138. Call 734-676-2444

We know it's a Michigan list, but the following are close and so good to see...

Fort Malden Horticultural Society gardens, 2041 Front Rd N., R.R. #3, Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada. Call 519-736-4890

Hamilton Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Call 905-527-1148

Ojibway Prairie, in Ojibway Nature Center, Windsor, Canada. Call Windsor Parks andRec 519-255-6709

Queen Elizabeth Royal Sunken Garden, Jackson Park, Tecumeseh at McDougall. Windsor, Canada. Call Windsor Parks and Rec 519-255-6709

Reaume-Coventry Gardens, 333 Riverside, Windsor, Canada. Call Windsor Parks and Rec 519-255-6709

Toledo Botanical Gardens, 5403 Elmer, Toledo, Ohio. Call 419-936-2986