Chicago Flower & Garden Show Brings Spring to Navy Pier
With more than 40,000 visitors expected, the Chicago Flower & Garden Show will inspire, educate and motivate gardeners and non-gardeners with practical tips and creative ideas from March 18 through 26 at Navy Pier, with a show preview benefit, Evening in Bloom featuring the FLEUROTICA fashion show presented by the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance on March 17. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays and Monday through Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
This year, there are more gardens, flowers, how-to presentations and kids’ activities, and the best Midwestern garden designers, builders, plant growers, artists, celebrity chefs, public destinations, merchants and more participating in Chicago’s Blooming!—the 2017 Chicago Flower & Garden Show—presented by Mariano’s.
Visitors will enjoy 20 diverse display gardens, plus large-scale containers, and nearly 30 points of gardening interest. There’s something for everyone and every lifestyle, from balconies, patios and small-space designs to vegetable gardens, water features, container gardens and in-ground planting beds.
Natural Awakenings magazine is a media sponsor. Location: 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago. For schedules, tickets, parking and more information, visit ChicagoFlower.com. See ad on page 15.