Tag: Garfield Park Conservatory

"Beer Under Glass" Micro-Brew Event at Garfield Park Conservatory

Stroll through the Garfield Park Conservatory during the “Beer Under Glass” Micro-Brew Event sampling craft beer in your own souvenir glass from Argus, Goose Island, Half Acre, Hamburger Mary’s, Metropolitan, Rock Bottom Chicago, and Two Brothers. There will be a sampling of local and organic food from  Marion Street Cheese Market Green Zebra and Rock... Read more »

TulipMania at Garfield Park Conservatory

Tulips in Chicago parkway Ever wonder what happens to the plants the City plants in gardens and displays after they’ve stopped blooming and get replaced? TulipMania at the Garfield Park Conservatory is a day where tulips are bagged and distributed to Chicago gardeners just like yourself. On Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 9AM the Garfield Park... Read more »

National Public Gardens Day

The Second Annual National Public Gardens Day is May 7, 2010. National Public Gardens Day was created to raise awareness of America’s public gardens and the various roles they play in our lives.   Do gardens like the Chicago Botanic Garden need their own special day? After speaking with Paul James, the spokesperson for National... Read more »

Azaleas, Camellias and Cyclamen in bloom at Garfield Park Conservatory

It may be winter outside but you couldn’t tell by the colorful blooms under glass at the Garfield Park Conservatory.  These pictures were taken this past Saturday during “Sweet Saturdays” at the conservatory on Chicago’s West Side. The next, and final, “Sweet Saturday” is on February 13, 2010 from 11-4PM. Take the family for the... Read more »

Winter Flower Garden and Train Shows in Chicago

Looking for a garden fix this weekend? Visiting the winter flower shows around Chicago is a good way to surround yourself with plants and flowers during these dreary days. If you have family and friends visiting for the holidays get them out of the house and into one of the conservatories for a couple of... Read more »
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