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The sun shines down on leaves on a tree.

"It is a marvelous planet on which we ride. It is a great privilege to live thereon, to partake in the journey, and to experience its goodness"

- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Bailey's published books.

Information on the Museum, Gardens, Collections, and Liberty Hyde Bailey Jr. himself

Daisy facing the sun.

Connecting to the Earth through education and direct, personal contact with nature

Mature Liberty Hyde Bailey Jr.

Discover the World of Liberty Hyde Bailey

The Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum & Gardens is located in the birthplace and childhood home of Liberty Hyde Bailey, Jr., America’s “Father of Modern Horticulture”, and  a founder of the “New Agrarian” philosophy.  Located in South Haven, Michigan, it is a National Historic Site, garden, park, museum and educational outreach center.

Different kinds of painted rocks.

Upcoming events, conferences, programs at the Bailey Museum and beyond

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Become a member to support outdoor learning, new exhibits, and preservation

Mature Liberty Hyde Bailey and wife Annette Smith on a ship.

"My life has been a continuous fulfillment of dreams. It appears that everything I saw and did has a new, and perhaps, more significant meaning, every time I see it. The earth is good. It is a privilege to live thereon."

-L.H. Bailey

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903 S. Bailey Ave

South Haven, MI 49090

(269) 637-3251

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Open Wednesdays - Saturdays from 11AM to 5PM. Please call

(269) 637-3251 to receive more information.

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