10 Extraordinary Gardens
May 27, 2015 – 7:58 pm | Comments Off on 10 Extraordinary Gardens

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By Visit California
As the breadbasket of the country, California is known for its bountiful harvests of everything from avocados to grapes. But the Golden State is also home to …

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Flower(s) of the Day: Conrad Chicago
March 25, 2017 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Conrad Chicago
Flower(s) of the Day: Conrad Chicago

Centered spotlights bring out the green in this tall arrangement in the 20th floor lobby of the Conrad Chicago.
Although the blossoms are orange and the vases a deep aubergine, the emphasis is definitely on the …

Holiday Flower Show: Sky Forest in Chicago
December 19, 2016 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Holiday Flower Show: Sky Forest in Chicago
Holiday Flower Show: Sky Forest in Chicago

Chicago is going against trend this season. Instead of featuring poinsettias, the “Holiday Flower Show: Sky Forest” in the Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central, Chicago, Illinois, privileges evergreens.
Running through January 8, 2017, the …

Chicago’s Winter Flower & Train Show
November 28, 2016 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Chicago’s Winter Flower & Train Show
Chicago’s Winter Flower & Train Show

Lanterns with golden-yellow lights and lighted evergreen trees welcome visitors to the Winter Flower and Train Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 North Stockton Drive, Chicago, Illinois.
The holiday wonderland is open daily in the Show …

Great Migration Garden Tour in Chicago
November 6, 2015 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Great Migration Garden Tour in Chicago
Great Migration Garden Tour in Chicago

Blacks in Green is staging a trolley tour to 16 sites between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday (November 7, 2015). Tours start at the Blacks in Green Clubhouse, 6011 South St. Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, …

Flower(s) of the Day: Along Chicago’s Lakefront
October 24, 2015 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Along Chicago’s Lakefront
Flower(s) of the Day: Along Chicago’s Lakefront

September colors are highlighted in the planter set near the Shedd Aquarium along the lakefront in Chicago, Illinois.
(Photo ©2015 by Susan McKee)

Chicagoland Orchidfest
September 23, 2015 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Chicagoland Orchidfest
Chicagoland Orchidfest

The 23rd annual Chicagoland Orchidfest takes place Friday through Sunday (September 25, 26 and 27, 2015).
Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday simultaneously in two …

Historic Garden Walk
May 15, 2015 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Historic Garden Walk
Historic Garden Walk

A self-guided Historic Garden Walk takes place June 13 and 14, 2015, as part of the Old Town Art Fair in Chicago, Illinois. The gardens range from free-form and unfettered to more structured and manicured.
It’s …

Macy’s Flower Shows
March 18, 2015 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Macy’s Flower Shows
Macy’s Flower Shows

The flower shows at Macy’s this spring are a cross-country extravaganza. Starting March 22, 2015, and running through April 4, 2015, they feature millions of flowers, exotic topiaries and more.
Venues are Macy’s stores in New …

Chicago Flower and Garden Show
January 26, 2015 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Chicago Flower and Garden Show
Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Hey, Road Trips Gardeners: did you know that the roots of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show can be traced as far back as 1847?
In any case, you can drop in on this year’s edition …

Winter Flower and Train Show
January 2, 2015 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Winter Flower and Train Show
Winter Flower and Train Show

It’s not too late to celebrate the holiday season at the Winter Flower and Train Show. It’s open in the Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 North Stockton Drive, Chicago, Illinois, through Sunday (January 4, 2015).
Model trains …