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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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 …

Two Monarch Festivals in Early September
July 22, 2019 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Two Monarch Festivals in Early September
Two Monarch Festivals in Early September

Two Monarch Festivals take place September 7, 2019 — one in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the other in Galesburg, Illinois.
The Minnesota fest is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. September 7, 2019, at Lake Nokomis, 49th Street …

Monarch Festival in Oak Lawn, Illinois
July 3, 2019 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Monarch Festival in Oak Lawn, Illinois
Monarch Festival in Oak Lawn, Illinois

The fourth annual Monarch Festival sponsored by the Oak Lawn (Illinois) Park District will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. September 14, 2019, both inside and outdoors at the Oak View Center, 4625 West …

Monarchs and Milkweed Festival
June 17, 2019 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Monarchs and Milkweed Festival
Monarchs and Milkweed Festival

A Monarchs and Milkweed Festival takes place noon to 3 p.m. June 23, 2019, in LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve, part of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County, 37W700 Dean Street, St. Charles, Illinois.
It’s the …