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Moments and Memories

Beal Botanical Garden has been creating connections with Plants, People, and Place for 150 years. Listen as visitors share their stories and the special moments and memories they have created here in the garden. 

Graduate Assistant Kathiely Rivera Torres reconnects to her Puerto Rican culture through plants.

MSU Alum Elyssa Mead helps bring a vision of light painting to life in the garden.


Capturing the beauty of campus with University Photographer, Derrick Turner.

Rajiv and Jennifer Ranjan's botanical wedding story.


Integrating nature and teaching with Dr. Ellie Louson.


Beal Scholar, Angelica Bajos, shares the importance of green spaces and wellness.


Beal Botanical Garden Botanical Technologist Therese Nugent shares why working in the garden is so special to her.


Elliot Pancioli shares the inspiration behind the Pocket Journal wellness resource and the hidden meaning behind the name.