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  1. Why are there empty beds since they were full last year?

    We are re-organizing several peony beds around themes. Since peonies are best moved in the fall, last fall we relocated two of each kind to the other peony beds. The currently empty beds will be amended this season, and replanted this fall, 2015. The themes for these beds on the south side of the Peony Garden are in order:

    Historic...

    May 29, 2015

  2. Yachiyo tsubaki

    February 5, 2016

  3. Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    Matthaei Botanical Gardens is located in northeast Ann Arbor at 1800 N. Dixboro Rd. ...

    April 27, 2016

  4. Peony Resources

    Peonies have been popular garden plants in Europe and North America since the early 1800s and since antiquity in Asia. The resources and links provided here are ones staff at the Matthaei - Nichols find useful out of the enormous range of information...

    April 27, 2016

  5. Planting Step-by-Step

    Remember that peonies bloom only in the spring. It will be the coming spring when you may first see your peony in bloom.

    If you have a potted peony . . . 

    • Dig a hole 18" wide and 18" deep.  Backfill the hole with just enough of the displaced soil so that when you set the unpotted plant into the hole, the soil-line...

    April 11, 2013

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    Auten's Pride

    February 5, 2016

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