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When you’re not visiting one of our feature gardens, what events do you plan on attending? Our convenient day planning tool allows you to create an agenda ahead of time. Filter events by day, time and interests.

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The British International School
11:00 am | Saturday - March 18
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  • 12
    Sat
    Racine Zoo
    11:00 am | Saturday - March 18
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  • 12
    Sat
    Nicor Gas
    12:00 pm | Saturday - March 18
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  • 12
    Sat
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Saturday - March 18
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  • 12
    Sat
    Mariano’s Flowers for Kids
    12:00 pm | Saturday - March 18
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  • 13
    Sun
    The British International School
    11:00 am | Sunday - March 19
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  • 13
    Sun
    Racine Zoo
    11:00 am | Sunday - March 19
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  • 13
    Sun
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Sunday - March 19
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  • 13
    Sun
    Mariano’s Flowers for Kids
    12:00 pm | Sunday - March 19
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  • 13
    Sun
    Nicor Gas
    12:00 pm | Sunday - March 19
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  • 14
    Mon
    Cook County Farm Bureau
    10:00 am | Monday - March 20
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  • 14
    Mon
    The British International School
    11:00 am | Monday - March 20
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  • 14
    Mon
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Monday - March 20
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  • 15
    Tue
    Cook County Farm Bureau
    10:00 am | Tuesday - March 21
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  • 15
    Tue
    The British International School
    11:00 am | Tuesday - March 21
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  • 15
    Tue
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Tuesday - March 21
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  • 16
    Wed
    The British International School
    11:00 am | Wednesday - March 22
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  • 16
    Wed
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Wednesday - March 22
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  • 17
    Thu
    Cook County Farm Bureau
    10:00 am | Thursday - March 23
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  • 17
    Thu
    The British International School
    11:00 am | Thursday - March 23
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  • 17
    Thu
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Thursday - March 23
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  • 18
    Fri
    The British International School
    11:00 am | Friday - March 24
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  • 18
    Fri
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Friday - March 24
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  • 19
    Sat
    The British International School
    11:00 am | Saturday - March 19
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  • 19
    Sat
    Mariano’s Flowers for Kids
    12:00 pm | Saturday - March 25
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  • 19
    Sat
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Saturday - March 25
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  • 19
    Sat
    Nicor Gas
    12:00 pm | Saturday - March 25
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  • 20
    Sun
    The British International School
    11:00 am | Sunday - March 26
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  • 20
    Sun
    Nicor Gas
    12:00 pm | Sunday - March 26
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  • 20
    Sun
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Sunday - March 26
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  • 20
    Sun
    Mariano’s Flowers for Kids
    12:00 pm | Sunday - March 26
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  • 3
    Wed
    Cook County Farm Bureau
    10:00 am | Wednesday - March 22
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  • 3
    Fri
    Cook County Farm Bureau
    10:00 am | Friday - March 24
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    Sat

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    Sun
    Get Out & Grow Veggies: Great Options for Chicagoland Gardens
    | Sunday - March 19
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Mon
    Weed Identification for Gardeners
    | Monday - March 20
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Tue
    Create a Stunning Front Yard & Entryway for All to Enjoy
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Wed
    Orchid Growing Basics
    | Wednesday - March 22
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Thu
    Peonies: Queen of the Garden
    | Thursday - March 23
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Fri
    These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things
    | Friday - March 24
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sat
    Which Rose is Right for You
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sun
    Gardening in the Naturalistic Style
    | Sunday - March 26
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sat
    Designing with Tropicals
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sun
    Get the Best Bloom from Your Containers
    | Sunday - March 19
  • Educational Seminars


  • 17
    Tue
    Pruning Principles for an Outstanding Garden
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Wed
    Lurie Garden: Interpretations of Nature
    | Wednesday - March 22
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Thu
    Chicago’s Blooming with Daffodils, Pansies and Roses
    | Thursday - March 23
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Fri
    25 All-Star Hydrangeas!
    | Friday - March 24
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sat
    Vegetable Gardening Month-by-Month
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sun
    New Varieties from Proven Winners
    | Sunday - March 26
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sat
    Landscaping with Roses
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sun
    Healthy Soil, Healthy Plants, Healthy People
    | Sunday - March 19
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Mon
    Growing Carnivorous Plants Shouldn’t Bite
    | Monday - March 20
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Tue
    No. 1 Garden Dilemma: How to Resolve All the Challenges
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Wed
    Growing Succulents Indoors
    | Wednesday - March 22
  • Educational Seminars


  • 17
    Fri
    Midwest Container Design: Four Seasons of Opportunity
    | Friday - March 24
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sat
    Soilless Gardening in the City
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sun
    Color in Bloom – A Floral Journey
    | Sunday - March 26
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sat
    Magnolias for the Chicago Area
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sun
    Plants for Birds: Bringing Birds Home with Native Plants
    | Sunday - March 19
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Mon
    Plan Your Garden Like a Pro
    | Monday - March 20
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Tue
    Making Sugars, Salts, Vinegars & Other Herb Infusions
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Wed

    17
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    Absolutely Beautiful Containers
    | Thursday - March 23
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  • 17
    Sat
    Hydrangeas, What the Heck?
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Educational Seminars

  • 17
    Sun
    Gardening for Hummingbirds
    | Sunday - March 26
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  • 17
    Fri

    17
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    S L O W Food: Getting to Know Your Food
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Educational Seminars

  • 18
    Sun
    The GrowIt! App Will Change the Way You Garden!
    | Sunday - March 19
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Mon
    Art in the Garden
    | Monday - March 20
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Tue
    Seed Saving 101
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Wed

    18
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    Herbal Tea Container
    | Thursday - March 23
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Fri
    Window Box Herbs
    | Friday - March 24
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Sat
    The Evolution of Landscape Gardening
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Sun
    Roses for the Real World
    | Sunday - March 26
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Sun

    18
    Mon
    Mobile Photography in Your Garden
    | Monday - March 20
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Tue
    Growing Herbs in Containers
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Wed
    Sharing the Gift of Gardening
    | Wednesday - March 22
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Sat
    The Evolution of Landscape Gardening
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Fri
    The Evolution of Landscape Gardening
    | Friday - March 24
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Sun
    Get Seedy – Save Your Own Seeds
    | Sunday - March 26
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Sat
    BOBBI CUP STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Sun

    18
    Mon
    Not the Way Your Grandma Pressed
    | Monday - March 20
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Tue
    Spring Dish Gardens
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Wed
    The Triple-P: Planning, Propagating & Preserving
    | Wednesday - March 22
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Thu
    How to Make Seed Balls
    | Thursday - March 23
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Fri
    The Evolution of Landscape Gardening
    | Friday - March 24
  • Gardening Live

  • 18
    Sat

    18
    Sun
    Container Gardens for All Seasons
    | Sunday - March 26
  • Gardening Live

  • 22
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    5
    Thu
    Choosing Local Flowers for Your Special Event
    | Thursday - March 23
  • Educational Seminars

  • 14
    Sat
    Quartino
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 14
    Sat
    The Chopping Block
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 14
    Sat
    Afterschool Matters
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 14
    Thu
    Fig & Olive
    | Thursday - March 23
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 14
    Thu
    Homestead on the Roof
    | Thursday - March 23
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 14
    Thu
    The Kerryman
    | Thursday - March 23
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 14
    Fri
    bistronomic
    | Friday - March 24
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 14
    Fri
    Seven Lions
    | Friday - March 24
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 14
    Fri
    Cyrano’s Cafe on the Riverwalk
    | Friday - March 24
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  • 15
    Sat
    Masterchef Junior
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Sat
    The Hearty Boys
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Sat
    Fit Foodie Kitchen
    | Saturday - March 25
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  • 15
    Sun
    Friendship Restaurant
    | Sunday - March 19
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Sun
    Novo
    | Sunday - March 19
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Sun
    Tiny Tavern
    | Sunday - March 19
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Mon
    Margaritaville Chicago
    | Monday - March 20
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Mon
    bistronomic
    | Monday - March 20
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Mon
    Riva
    | Monday - March 20
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Tue
    Dirk’s Fish
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Tue
    Pilot Light Presents Paul Kahan
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Tue
    CPS Culinary Education Program
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Wed
    The Berghoff Restaurant
    | Wednesday - March 22
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Wed
    Pilot Light Presents Jason Hammel
    | Wednesday - March 22
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Wed
    Eli’s Cheesecake
    | Wednesday - March 22
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15
    Sun
    Regional Cake Decorating Competition Presented by CARBA
    | Sunday - March 26
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 31
    Sat
    BOBBI CUP FLORAL DESIGN COMPETITION
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Gardening Live

  • 31
    Sat
    From Garden to Vase
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Gardening Live

  • 20
    Sat
    Potting Party
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Container Gardening

  • 20
    Sat
    Potting Party
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Container Gardening

  • 20
    Sat
    Potting Party
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Container Gardening

  • 20
    Sun
    Potting Party
    | Sunday - March 19
  • Container Gardening

  • 20
    Sun
    Potting Party
    | Sunday - March 19
  • Container Gardening

  • 20
    Sun
    Potting Party
    | Sunday - March 19
  • Container Gardening

  • 21
    Mon
    Potting Party
    | Monday - March 20
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Mon
    Potting Party
    | Monday - March 20
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Mon
    Potting Party
    | Monday - March 20
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Mon
    Potting Party
    | Monday - March 20
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Tue
    Potting Party
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Tue
    Potting Party
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Tue
    Potting Party
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Wed
    Potting Party
    | Wednesday - March 22
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Wed
    Potting Party
    | Wednesday - March 22
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Wed
    Potting Party
    | Wednesday - March 22
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Thu
    Potting Party
    | Thursday - March 23
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Thu
    Potting Party
    | Thursday - March 23
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Thu
    Potting Party
    | Thursday - March 23
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Fri
    Potting Party
    | Friday - March 24
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Fri
    Potting Party
    | Friday - March 24
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Fri
    Potting Party
    | Friday - March 24
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Sat
    Potting Party
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Sat
    Potting Party
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Sat
    Potting Party
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Sun
    Potting Party
    | Sunday - March 26
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Sun
    Potting Party
    | Sunday - March 26
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Sun
    Potting Party
    | Sunday - March 26
  • Container Gardening

  • 28
    Sat

    10
    Sun
    Using Palettes Inspired by Modern Paintings
    | Sunday - March 26
  • Tablescape Talks

  • 10
    Sat
    DIY Spring Entertaining Tips and Trends
    | Saturday - March 18
  • Tablescape Talks

  • 10
    Sun
    DIY Spring Entertaining Tips and Trends
    | Sunday - March 19
  • Tablescape Talks

  • 15
    Sat
    Wedding Planning and Trends
    | Saturday - March 25
  • Tablescape Talks

  • 19
    Thu
    Wedding Flowers
    | Thursday - March 23
  • Tablescape Talks

  • 19
    Tue
    Wedding Flowers
    | Tuesday - March 21
  • Tablescape Talks

  • 23
    Sun
    Racine Zoo
    11:00 am | Sunday - March 26
  • Kids' Activities

  • 23
    Sat
    Racine Zoo
    11:00 am | Saturday - March 25
  • Kids' Activities

  • 23
    Fri
    Racine Zoo
    11:00 am | Friday - March 24
  • Kids' Activities

  • 23
    Thu
    Racine Zoo
    11:00 am | Thursday - March 23
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