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...
1809 Eastman Road
(Business Route US 10)
Midland, MI 48640
Toll Free: (800) 362-4874
Phone: (989) 631-2677
Fax: (989) 631-0675
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