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

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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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Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois
August 7, 2017 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois
Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois

The line between farms and gardens is sometimes blurred — but not here. The latest in industrial food production will be on display during the 64th annual Farm Progress Show. It’s set for August 29 …

Lilac Time in Lombard, Illinois
May 10, 2017 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Lilac Time in Lombard, Illinois
Lilac Time in Lombard, Illinois

Lilac Time is underway again in Lombard, Illinois.
The annual lilac festival, which opened May 6, runs through May 21, 2017, in Lilacia Park, 150 South Park Avenue — part of the Lombard Park District. …

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 …

Gesneriads at Chicago Botanic Garden
February 27, 2017 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Gesneriads at Chicago Botanic Garden
Gesneriads at Chicago Botanic Garden

The next Gesneriad Society Show and Sale takes place March 25 and 26, 2017, at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Hours both days are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s sponsored …

Orchid Show at Chicago Botanic Garden
February 20, 2017 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Orchid Show at Chicago Botanic Garden
Orchid Show at Chicago Botanic Garden

“Orchids in Vogue” is on display through March 26, 2017, at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
It’s the garden’s biggest flower show of the year, and they’re taking a playful look …

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 …

Holiday Poinsettia Show in Peoria
December 2, 2016 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Holiday Poinsettia Show in Peoria
Holiday Poinsettia Show in Peoria

Hundreds of poinsettias have been added to the tropical collection in Luthy Botanical Garden, 2520 North Prospect Road, Peoria, Illinois.
It’s also possible to enjoy the show at night under the warm glow of hundreds of …

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)