Pansies in the Benefactor’s Plaza show off a fiery orange hue. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Interim President Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D., joined EPIC, the Employee Pride and Inclusion Coalition, to celebrate LGBTQIA2S+ faculty and staff during Pride Month. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A young visitor finds a sheepish friend while exploring the Michigan 4-H Children's Gardens. The gardens, which celebrate their 30th birthday this summer, are open to the public every day through the the end of October. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A family experiments with making music in the Michigan 4-H Children's Gardens, stomping on tiles that produce a variety of different tones. The gardens help promote an understanding of plants to children of all ages, as well as cultivating a sense of wonder and imagination through the garden space. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Student employees of the MSU Horticultural Gardens help Wilbir, the floral peacock, regain his botanical beauty for the summer season, planting a variety of flowers to serve as his “feathers.” Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A refreshed Wilbir looks out at the gardens, happy to be on display once again. Wilbir is a long-time staple of the Horticultural Gardens, having roosted near its entrance in the warmer months since the 1980s. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
The fountain near the Old Horticulture building provides a cool, refreshing atmosphere as we look ahead to the hotter and hotter days of summer. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
An abundance of trees provide verdant framing of a window in the Old Horticulture building. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.