One of the most colorful and sweetest-smelling events in the Chicago area, the Chicago Flower and Garden Show is a beautiful exhibition of blooms from around the globe, landscaping products, horticultural technologies and gardening supplies.
Taking place at Navy Pier from March 9-17, 2013, this exciting annual event appeals to flower lovers, gardeners, landscapers and anyone who appreciates the natural beauty that blooms provide.
A welcome break from the grey Chicago winter, this colorful celebration boasts more than 100 exhibitors showcasing a huge variety of garden and horticultural services and products, along with free instructional seminars, a photography competition, family events and more. Learn about nature and eco-friendly initiatives, watch gardening demonstrations and visit over 20 gardens reflecting this year’s theme, “The Art of Gardening.”
A beautiful display of flowers, plants and more, the Chicago Flower and Garden Show is an excellent place to augment your gardening skills, and you can sign up for workshops on floral design, creating container gardens, planting techniques, organic gardening and much more. You’ll also find over 100 vendors of gardening and landscaping products and services, showcasing eco-friendly wares, sustainable services and more flowers than you have ever seen before.
The hours are 10AM to 8PM Monday through Saturday, and 10AM to 6PM on Sunday. From inspiring gardens and bouquet demonstrations to free landscaping seminars and flower vendors, the Chicago Flower and Garden Show offers simple natural beauty and a colorful celebration of spring.
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