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Roadside Flower Sale Workshops in Glencoe, Illinois

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Rroadside Flower Sale Workshop, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IllinoisLearn how to preserve nature by creating dried floral arrangements, bouquets, and wreaths at a “Roadside Flower Sale Workshop” in Burnstein Hall, the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.

The two-hour-long workshops are scheduled at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. September 24 and 25, 2019.
Roadside Flower Sale Workshops

At these workshops, Chicago Botanic Garden volunteers and other participants transform dried flowers, grasses, and pods into arrangements for purchase at the Roadside Flower Sale. The public is invited to participate in the workshops and learn more about flower arranging.

All arrangements made during the workshops will be donated to the sale and proceeds will benefit the Garden.

The Roadside Flower Sale takes place at the Chicago Botanic Garden from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. September 27, 28, and 29, 2019.

(Photo courtesy of Chicago Botanic Garden)

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