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.

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More from Natural Awakenings

Discover the Infinite Wisdom of the Akashic Records

Dr. Linda Howe, founder of the Center for Akashic Studies, in Oak Park, and author of the book How to Read the Akashic Records, has designed the Akashic Records Online On-Demand Certification Program.

Sip Red, Go Green at Wilmette Wine Cellar

Go Green Wilmette’s second annual event, Sip Red, Go Green, from 4 to 6 p.m., November 5, at the Wilmette Wine Cellar, includes socializing, wine and hors d’oeuvres.

Breast Health Awareness Involves Self-Care

A Chinese medicine practitioner is able to determine each patient’s deficiencies to assist in strengthening the body to function properly.

Hurricane Irma Imperils Healing Horses

Flying Change Equine Therapy, in Atlanta, is an internationally recognized program that partners rescued horses in therapy.

Experience Flotation and Cryotherapy at One Convenient New Location

Elemental Float & Cryotherapy is opening its brand-new center at 127 N. Northwest Highway, in Park Ridge, in October.

Add your comment:
Edit ModuleShow Tags

See More »This Month

2017 One Earth Film Festival Offers a Rainforest Experience

With more filmmakers in attendance, an Amazon rainforest virtual reality experience, live music and a Green Carpet Gala, the One Earth Film Festival will present the highest-quality and most solution-oriented environmental documentaries and programs to the Chicago region for the sixth year over nine days from March 3 through 12.

Get Cravings Under Control in Skokie

At the presentation of Six Surprising and Easily Proven Ways to Soar Into Your Health, from 7 to 9 p.m., March 15, at TASH Fitness, Reneé S. Barasch-Ingraham, owner of Nutritional Health Solutions, will focus on ways to get rid of gas and bloating, improve energy, and reduce and eliminate cravings.

Recipe: Salsa Mexicana

Chef extraordinaire Rick Bayless states,“Salsa Mexicana is extremely versatile; in addition to making a great dip, try it with eggs for a killer breakfast taco, or fold it into guacamole...

Toothpastes are Not All Created Equal

As the toothpaste aisle grows in all of its variations, there can be much confusion for those wanting to improve their dental hygiene without compromising overall health. Here is a list of common ingredients used in conventional toothpaste we may want to avoid:

Ganyonga to Speak on Behalf of Bruno Groening

Dr. Marlene Ganyonga, M.D., will give a series of talks about a natural, cost-free way of attaining healing and help through the teachings of Bruno Groening, from March 31 through April 7.

Steps for Seed Starting Success

Starting our own plants allows us to control what goes on with them and is a piece of the puzzle in truly knowing where our food comes from. There are therapeutic health benefits in starting our own seedlings indoors, and it’s a task that provides a welcome boost to a gardener’s spirits during the doldrums of winter.