Posts tagged "Chicago Flower & Garden Show"

No Seed Swap at Chicago Flower & Garden Show '13

Last year the Chicago Flower & Garden Show asked me to host a seed swap during the run of the show after they heard that I’d been holding a “secret” seed swap every year at the show when the local garden blogger met up. You can read the back story here. The swap was fun... Read more »

The Great Chicago Seed Swap at Chicago Flower & Garden Show

The Great Chicago Seed Swap at Chicago Flower & Garden Show
On Sunday, March 11th, I’ll be hosting the first ever seed swap at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. The swap starts at 3 p.m. outside the “White House Let’s Move Garden.” See below for full details. This is a seed swap, meaning, you bring a packet of seeds and you can exchange it for... Read more »

Chicago Seed Starting Workshops & Seed Swaps Feb-March 2012

To help Chicago gardeners get ready for spring garden clubs and organizations around Chicago usually hold seed starting workshops and seed swaps. Here are the seed-related events happening in February and March 2012. Save the date for The Great Chicago Seed Swap. It will go down at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show on Sunday,... Read more »
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Save the Date: Seed Swap at Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Save the Date: Seed Swap at Chicago Flower & Garden Show
For the past few years I’ve been organizing a seed swap at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show among a few friends (sometimes strangers too) at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. We referred to it as a “shady seed swap” because we operated without permission of the flower show, and sometimes would sneak off into an empty room... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Garden at the Chicago Flower Show

Chicago Blackhawks Garden at the Chicago Flower Show
This year’s theme of “The Sport of Gardening” at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show is best exemplified by the garden installation by Christy Webber Landscapes, who teamed with the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks organization. Of all the garden displays this year this particular garden is my favorite, and I don’t even follow sports!... Read more »

Chicago Flower Show Preview

Chicago Flower Show Preview
This afternoon the Chicago Flower & Garden Show held a preview before it opens to the public on Saturday morning. I’ll post more pictures and information on this year’s theme of The Sport of Gardening. For now below are just a few pictures from the show and some recommendations for shopping at the flower show... Read more »
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