This event attracts more than a thousand people each year and has earned iconic status among garden enthusiasts across the region. The 2016 Ann Arbor Garden Walk will feature seven private gardens on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 10 am to 4 pm.
From small spaces to large properties, waterfalls and dry stream beds, sun and shade, natives and rare specimens, containers and edibles, each garden offers something intriguing and educational. Botanical and artistic treasures await. www.annarborfarmandgarden.org.
Local artists and merchants will be present in the gardens with a tempting variety of perennial plants, unique garden art, and handcrafted merchandise. A portion of Marketplace sales are donated to the event proceeds.
Advance tickets are $15, go on sale May 5, and can be purchased online May 5-31 (PayPal only, postage fee added) or at these retailers May 5-June 10 (*credit cards accepted):
- Dixboro General Store
- Downtown Home & Garden*
- Matthaei Botanical Gardens
- Nicola’s Books*
On Garden Walk day, Saturday June 11, tickets are $20 and can be purchased only at the garden locations. K-12 student tickets are $3 and available only at the gardens on Garden Walk day. A map with street addresses will be posted one week prior to the Garden Walk.
Proceeds from the 2016 Garden Walk benefit local nonprofit horticultural and environmental organizations and projects, such as school and community gardens, natural areas restoration, and community resources.