Sweet Saturdays kicks off this Saturday at the Garfield Park Conservatory. Sweet Saturdays are held the two Saturdays before Valentine's Day. You can tour the conservatory, learn about which plants are used to create many of our sweets, sample some tasty treats, listen to live music and kids can play in the craft area.
The Lurie Garden is setting a romantic mood for lovers this Valentine's Day. See what evenings you can take an illuminated stroll in the garden with your special someone.
On February 12, 2011 the Lurie Garden hosts a seed swap at the Chicago Cultural Center in the 1st Floor Garland Room for gardeners in the Chicagoland area. See here for more information on how to register and how to pack your seeds.
Visit the home page for the blog to see the latest posts by Chicago Gardeners. Lots and lots of pictures of snow. We've had a couple of new members since the last update. Tired of the snow? See the year-round-gardens The Garden of Live Flowers found at the Art Institute.
If you're a member of the Chicago Gardeners blogroll and would like to meetup with other members during the Chicago Flower & Garden Show in March, please shoot us an email ASAP. You can find the email address on the homepage of the blog.
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