Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers

Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

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Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show
September 20, 2019 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show
Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show

The annual Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale takes place October 12 and 13, 2019, in the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, …

Roadside Flower Sale Workshops in Glencoe, Illinois
August 23, 2019 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Roadside Flower Sale Workshops in Glencoe, Illinois
Roadside Flower Sale Workshops in Glencoe, Illinois

Learn 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 …

Central States Dahlia Society Show
August 21, 2019 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Central States Dahlia Society Show
Central States Dahlia Society Show

The Central States Dahlia Society Show takes place September 14 and 15, 2019, in the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
More than 2,000 dahlia blooms ranging in size from a silver …

Mushroom Show at the Chicago Botanic Society
August 16, 2019 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Mushroom Show at the Chicago Botanic Society
Mushroom Show at the Chicago Botanic Society

Technically, they’re not a product of a garden (they’re foraged in the wild), and, heck, they’re not even plants. But Road Trips Gardeners can check out the exhibition of 50 to 100 varieties of “fleshy, …

Mid-America Bonsai Society Show & Sale
August 7, 2019 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Mid-America Bonsai Society Show & Sale
Mid-America Bonsai Society Show & Sale

The Mid-America Bonsai Society Show & Sale takes place August 16, 17, and 18, 2019, in the Regenstein Center, Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Some 200 bonsai trees will be on display, …

Butterflies & Blooms at Chicago Botanic Garden
July 26, 2019 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Butterflies & Blooms at Chicago Botanic Garden
Butterflies & Blooms at Chicago Botanic Garden

Butterflies & Blooms is a butterfly exhibition at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois, where visitors can immerse themselves in a habitat filled with hundreds of live butterflies. Open now through …

Chicago Flower & Garden Show
December 26, 2018 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Chicago Flower & Garden Show
Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Just a quick heads up to mark your calendars, Road Trips Gardeners.
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show will be March 20 through 24, 2019, on Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Hours Wednesday through …

Poinsettias “Tickled Pink” in Chicago
November 23, 2018 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias “Tickled Pink” in Chicago
Poinsettias “Tickled Pink” in Chicago

Pink poinsettias will be the stars at the holiday flower show in the Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
“Tickled Pink” opens today (November 23, 2018) and runs through January 6, 2019. …

Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale
October 1, 2018 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale
Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale

The fall show & sale organized by the Illinois Orchid Society takes place October 13 and 14, 2018, at the Chicago Botanic Society, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Hours each day are 10 a.m. to …

Roadside Flower Sale in Glencoe, Illinois
September 28, 2018 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Roadside Flower Sale in Glencoe, Illinois
Roadside Flower Sale in Glencoe, Illinois

A Roadside Flower Sale takes place October 26, 27 and 28, 2018, in the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
Road Trips Gardeners are …