Posts tagged "Chicago Flower and Garden Show"

Chicago Flower & Garden Show Seed Swap a Success

Chicago Flower & Garden Show Seed Swap a Success
On Sunday I hosted the first seed swap at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. The event was a success because of the volunteers like My Skinny Garden, Garden Girl, How Does Your Garden Grow?, Growing in Chicago, Laura Young of the Lurie Garden, and Jessica, president of the Forest Park Community Garden who brought... Read more »

Chicago Flower & Garden Show Ticket Discounts

Chicago Flower & Garden Show Ticket Discounts
Update: Chicago Flower & Garden Show Preview. Pictures from the show and tips on attending.  Wondering how to get tickets to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show? You can purchase tickets ahead of time by ordering online or paying at the show. The 2011 Chicago Flower & Garden Show-beginning Saturday, March 5, and running through Sunday,... Read more »

Free Tickets to Chicago Flower & Garden Show 2011

Free Tickets to Chicago Flower & Garden Show 2011
It may not seem like it out there but spring is on the way. The 17th annual Chicago Flower & Garden Show will return to Navy Pier on Saturday, March 5, through Sunday, March 13. This year’s theme is “The Sport of Gardening,” and will highlight some of the top Midwest landscapers, growers and garden... Read more »
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Garden Hits and Misses at Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Today was the last day of the Chicago Flower and Garden Show and the themed concept was a hit, and a miss in some respects. Personally, I’m a big fan of garden themes. A themed garden can be fun, interesting and a good opportunity to teach and engage other people about your garden. Last year... Read more »

Chicago Flower and Garden Show: Marketplace

The Chicago Flower and Garden Show this year is filled with inspiration for gardeners who like themed gardens, but it also hold some special shopping opportunities for us urban gardeners and people who garden in small spaces and lovers of unusual plants.  The D. Landreth Seed Company: creators the African-American Heritage Collection of vegetable garden seeds has a large... Read more »

Chicago Flower and Garden Show: Ticket Discounts

Chicago Flower and Garden Show   Tickets for adults to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show are $15.00 for adults during the week and 5.00 for children 4-12 years of age. On the weekends the price goes up to $17.00 for adults. You may be able to get a $2 coupon for a discount to... Read more »
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Chicago Flower and Garden Show: Speakers

You can avoid the crowds by attending the Chicago Flower and Garden Show after work or in the evenings, it is open until 8PM on weekdays. Here are a few lectures that start at 6:15PM that Chicago and urban gardeners should catch.  Monday, March 8. Mike Nowak. Readings from the shady Side of Gardening. Tuesday,... Read more »

Chicago Flower and Garden Show 2010: All about the "Drama."

(UPDATE: My recap of the Chicago Flower and Garden Show is here.) The Chicago Flower and Garden Show returns to Chicago’s Navy Pier this weekend with a “Cultivating Great Performances” theme. Theatergoers and kids will delight in the way their favorite shows and books have been interpreted into gardens. Below some photos of today’s media... Read more »

Gardening Season begins in Chicago this Week!

The gardening season in Chicago begins this week with the opening of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show on March 6, 2010. The show runs until March 14, 2010. For more information visit ChicagoFlower.com The Midwest Gardening Symposium at The Morton Arboretum runs from March 5-7, 2010. A get-together with gardeners, plant people, and designers... Read more »
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