Dow Gardens

Dow Gardens

The Dow Gardens is a botanical garden that cultures plants that will grow in central Michigan in landscape settings. This 110-acre garden is comprised of individual gardens ie. rose garden, wildflower plantings, rhododendrons, trees and shrubs hardy to central Michigan. The plantings include 1,800 different taxs comprised of herbaceous perennials, tulips (18,000), annual bedding plants (10,000), trees and shrubs. Holding this landscape together is a 6-acre stream, pond and riparian system. A new feature is a hands-on children's garden that is designed for the young and young-at-heart to discover the world of plants and how we relate. Make time for a visit Whiting Forest to enjoy seven different types of forest, a spacious Visitor Center, hiking trails, covered bridges, ponds and more...

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Contact Information


1809 Eastman Road

(Business Route US 10)

Midland, MI 48640

Driving Directions

Toll Free: (800) 362-4874

Phone: (989) 631-2677

Fax: (989) 631-0675


Location of Dow Gardens

Map of Michigan

Midland Weather

CLOUDY, humidity 75%, barometer 30.03,
wind 6 mph N
Mostly cloudy and cooler with a shower
51°F | 35°F
Mostly cloudy and cooler with a shower
Plenty of sunshine
53°F | 30°F
Plenty of sunshine
Plenty of sunshine
57°F | 36°F
Plenty of sunshine
Partly sunny and pleasant
60°F | 42°F
Partly sunny and pleasant
Intervals of clouds and sunshine
65°F | 41°F
Intervals of clouds and sunshine

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