Without Bugs, There are No Gardens
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If you want to make your garden “buzz” with bees and bugs, consider wildlife gardening.
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Fragrant Garden Tours
August 22, 2012 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Fragrant Garden Tours
Fragrant Garden Tours

Although the Fragrant Garden is arranged to suit vision-impaired visitors, everyone can enjoy the scented flowers at the Ethel Dupar Gardens at the Lighthouse for the Blind, 2501 South Plum Street, Seattle, Washington (map).
Tours are …

Lakeshore African Violet Society Show & Sale
August 20, 2012 – 7:59 am | Comments Off on Lakeshore African Violet Society Show & Sale
Lakeshore African Violet Society Show & Sale

The Lakeshore African Violet Society Show & Sale takes place from noon until 4:30 p.m. August 25, 2012, and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. August 26, 2012, in the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook …

‘Green Thumb’ Getaway
August 13, 2012 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on ‘Green Thumb’ Getaway
‘Green Thumb’ Getaway

Take your gardening skill set to a higher level at the 14th annual “In the Garden Weekend”, set for August 17 through 19, 2012, at the Homestead Resort, 7696 Sam Snead Highway, Hot Springs, Virginia …

Mid-America Bonsai Society Show & Sale
August 6, 2012 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Mid-America Bonsai Society Show & Sale
Mid-America Bonsai Society Show & Sale

The Midwest Bonsai Society hosts one of the top bonsai shows and sales in the nation every third weekend of August at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois (map).
This year’s dates …

Expressions of Natural Beauty
August 3, 2012 – 7:51 am | Comments Off on Expressions of Natural Beauty
Expressions of Natural Beauty

“Botanical Art: Expressions of Natural Beauty” opens August 17, 2012, in the library of the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois (map).
Botanical volumes, known today for their magnificent color illustrations, were originally …

Gardeners of the North Shore Show & Sale
July 30, 2012 – 7:56 am | Comments Off on Gardeners of the North Shore Show & Sale
Gardeners of the North Shore Show & Sale

Flowers, vegetables, herbs and houseplants will be featured at the Gardeners of the North Shore Show & Sale, set for August 11 and 12, 2012, in the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, …

Chicago’s Lurie Garden
July 27, 2012 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Chicago’s Lurie Garden
Chicago’s Lurie Garden

Take a 20-minute guided walk in the Lurie Garden of Millennium Park in downtown Chicago on Labor Day Weekend.
The free tours are offered from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. August 31, 2012, and September 2, …

Badger State Dahlia Society
July 25, 2012 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Badger State Dahlia Society
Badger State Dahlia Society

The annual show hosted by the Badger State Dahlia Society will be held August 18 and 19, 2012, at the Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin (map).
The gardens include 16 acres …

Becoming a Bonsai
July 18, 2012 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Becoming a Bonsai
Becoming a Bonsai

An exhibit on “Becoming a Bonsai” continues through October 14, 2012, in the Special Exhibits wing of the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum, part of the United States National Arboretum in Washington, DC (map and …

Traditional African American Gardens
July 14, 2012 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Traditional African American Gardens
Traditional African American Gardens

“Places for the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens” opens today (July 14, 2012) in the Joutras Gallery at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois (map).
Vaughn Sills, a fine art photographer, …