2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon
January 1, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on 2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon

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Looking for a flower that has multiple uses in the garden, smells great, attracts pollinators and comes in scads of colors? Then you should be …

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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 …

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 …

Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Prairie
September 19, 2018 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Prairie
Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Prairie

“Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Prairie” will be on display in the library of the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois, from October 19, 2018, through January 13, 2019.
Laura Ingalls Wilder was …

Fall Bulb Festival at Chicago Botanic Garden
September 14, 2018 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Fall Bulb Festival at Chicago Botanic Garden
Fall Bulb Festival at Chicago Botanic Garden

OK, so it’s not even autumn but some Road Trips Gardeners are thinking spring — spring flowering bulbs, that is.
There’s a Fall Bulb Festival October 5, 6 and 7, 2018, at the Chicago Botanic Garden, …

Ikebana and Dahlias at the Chicago Botanic Garden
August 27, 2018 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Ikebana and Dahlias at the Chicago Botanic Garden
Ikebana and Dahlias at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Two flower shows are on tap at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
The Sogetsu School of Illinois stages an Ikebana Exhibition from noon to 4:30 p.m. September 8, 2018, and 10 …

Heirloom Fest: Tomatoes & More
August 20, 2018 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Heirloom Fest: Tomatoes & More
Heirloom Fest: Tomatoes & More

Have you been growing heirloom tomatoes this summer, Road Trips Gardeners? Learn what to do with ’em at “Heirloom Fest: Tomatoes & More” set for this weekend (August 25 and 26, 2018). Hours are 11 …

Mid-America Bonsai Society Show & Sale
August 15, 2018 – 8:16 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 this weekend at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday (August 17, 2018), plus 9 a.m. to …