Spring is just around the corner! Luckily there's The Chicago Flower and Garden Show, occurring March 18th- 26th at Navy Pier, to inspire the gardening season.
This is a tradition that can be traced back well over 150 years ago to 1847. At its start, The Chicago Flower and Garden Show showcased trophy fruits and flowers. Nowadays, the show seeks to educate gardeners and to inspire those with a green thumb. What's great about the show is its consideration of urban gardening. While some might think that your gardening potential is limited without a proper yard, the very opposite is illustrated at the show. Whether your gardening space is a window sill, kitchen, fire escape, or rooftop, they have you covered.
There's plenty to keep every gardener inspired and educated. This year you'll find over 20 model gardens ranging from entrance ways, to office gardens, to gardens that seek to heal and restore, plus more. It is a great opportunity to learn tips and tricks from some of the best in the industry through speakers and seminars. Want to learn how to turn your produce into gourmet cooking? Make sure to check out the cooking demos! If you're looking to purchase tools of the trade, you'll want to stop by the market area. If you're bringing little gardeners, there will be plenty of kids activities to enjoy!