‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
November 3, 2019 – 9:53 pm | Comments Off on ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens

As the daylight dwindles, botanical gardens and other public outdoor venues turn on fanciful light shows to attract visitors. November and December are the prime months for such extravaganzas.
Now through December 29, the Royal Botanic …

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“Lightscape” at the Chicago Botanic Garden
November 13, 2019 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on “Lightscape” at the Chicago Botanic Garden
“Lightscape” at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Along a mile-long path in the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois, November 22 through January 5, 2020, the night will come alive with color, imagination, and sound, from a playful “choir” …

Three Shows at the Chicago Botanic Garden
September 27, 2019 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Three Shows at the Chicago Botanic Garden
Three Shows at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Three plant shows will take place simultaneously October 19 and 20, 2019, at the

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. …