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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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12
Wed
The British International School
11:00 am | Wednesday - March 14
  • Kids' Activities

  • 12
    Wed
    Racine Zoo
    11:00 am | Wednesday - March 14
  • Kids' Activities

  • 12
    Wed
    Nicor Gas
    12:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Kids' Activities

  • 12
    Wed
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Kids' Activities

  • 13
    Thu
    The British International School
    11:00 am | Thursday - March 15
  • Kids' Activities

  • 13
    Fri
    Racine Zoo
    11:00 am | Friday - March 16
  • Kids' Activities

  • 13
    Thu
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Kids' Activities

  • 13
    Thu
    Nicor Gas
    12:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Kids' Activities

  • 14
    Fri
    The British International School
    11:00 am | Friday - March 16
  • Kids' Activities

  • 14
    Fri
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Kids' Activities

  • 15
    Sat
    The British International School
    11:00 am | Saturday - March 17
  • Kids' Activities

  • 15
    Sat
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Kids' Activities

  • 16
    Sun
    The British International School
    11:00 am | Sunday - March 18
  • Kids' Activities

  • 16
    Sun
    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners
    12:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Kids' Activities

  • 19
    Fri
    Nicor Gas
    12:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Kids' Activities

  • 20
    Sat
    Nicor Gas
    12:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Kids' Activities

  • 22
    Sun
    Potting Party
    | Sunday - March 18
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Sat
    Potting Party
    | Saturday - March 17
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Fri
    Potting Party
    | Friday - March 16
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Thu
    Potting Party
    | Thursday - March 15
  • Container Gardening

  • 22
    Wed
    Potting Party
    | Wednesday - March 14
  • Container Gardening

  • 28
    Sat

    19
    Sat
    Tablescapes Talk
    | Saturday - March 17
  • Tablescape Talks

  • 23
    Thu
    Racine Zoo
    11:00 am | Thursday - March 15
  • Kids' Activities

  • 23
    Sat
    Racine Zoo
    11:00 am | Saturday - March 17
  • Kids' Activities

  • 23
    Sun
    Racine Zoo
    11:00 am | Sunday - March 18
  • Kids' Activities

  • 9
    Wed
    Spring Decor Trends
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Gardening Live

  • 9
    Wed
    Making Your Own Bee Houses
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Gardening Live

  • 9
    Wed
    Starting Tomato Seeds Indoors
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Container Gardening
  • Gardening Live
  • Start Your Own Garden

  • 9
    Thu
    Create an “Instant Gratification” Spring Planter (and learn the TALE behind it!)
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Container Gardening
  • Gardening Live

  • 9
    Thu
    Shrubs: How to Make a Drinking Vinegar
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Gardening Live

  • 9
    Thu
    Practical Gardening! Methods and How-To – It All Starts With Good Soil!
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Gardening Live

  • 10
    Fri
    Best in Blooms – A Tribute to Bobbi Ecker
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Gardening Live

  • 10
    Sat
    Bringing the White House Style Home
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Gardening Live

  • 10
    Sat
    Sustainability Tour – Easy-care Roses for Busy People
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Gardening Live

  • 10
    Sat
    Coloring in Bloom – A Floral Journey
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Gardening Live

  • 10
    Sat
    Storytelling in Art & Florals
    Evening 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Gardening Live

  • 10
    Sun
    Get Out & Grow Veggies: Best Ornamentals for Chicagoland Gardens
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Gardening Live

  • 10
    Sun
    French Garden Tips and Tricks
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Gardening Live

  • 10
    Sun
    Taking the Show Home: Utilizing GrowIt!
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Gardening Live


  • 10
    Wed
    Monarch Stuff and How to Be a Caterpillar Mom
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Wed
    Oh! The Places You Can Grow
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Wed
    Palms for Tropical Flair to Home & Patio
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Wed
    Enhancing the Story of Your Landscape through Water Features
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Wed
    The Wind in the Coneflowers: Creating a Pollinator Paradise
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Wed
    Through the Garden Gate: Adding Art & Whimsy to the Garden
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Thu
    Tropical Containers
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Thu
    [Title Pending]
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Thu
    Grow What You Love
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Thu
    Garden in the Shade with Native Flowers, Shrubs and Trees, and Attract Butterflies, Bees and Birds
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Thu
    Using Shrubs in Pots
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Thu
    Thinking Outside of the Box – Creating Your Own Raised Vegetable Beds
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Thu
    Professional’s Secrets to Container Gardening
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Thu
    Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Wed
    Building a Sustainable Water Garden
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Fri
    Garden Renovation: Transform Your Yard Into the Garden of Your Dreams
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Fri
    What’s Important and How To Find It
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Fri
    Living Large in Small City Landscapes
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Fri
    The Container Revolution
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Container Gardening
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Fri
    Flower Inspiration in the White House Style
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Fri
    Practical Organic Gardening! It All Starts with Good Soil!
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Fri
    Mix and Match: Combination Plant Ideas
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sat
    Roses for Every Garden
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sat
    Color in Bloom
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sat
    Start Here for Fresh Food: First Steps for the New Veggie Gardener
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sat
    The Artful Garden
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sat
    The Container Revolution
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Container Gardening
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sat
    Flower Inspiration in the White House Style
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sat
    Color in Bloom
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sat
    Roses for Every Garden
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sun
    Rose Kings Sustainability Tour – Roses for the Real World
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sun
    Healthy Soil, Healthy Plants, Healthy People
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sun
    Pursuing Your Petal Passion
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sun
    Native Plants … in my HOME garden?
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sun
    Taking the Show Home: Utilizing GrowIt!
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sun
    Saving Pollinators One Garden at a Time
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sun
    Prepping for a Successful Gardening Season
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Sun
    Gardening for Monarchs
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Educational Seminars

  • 10
    Wed
    Dinotto Pizza e Vino
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Wed
    Staytion
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Wed
    Riva Crabhouse on Navy Pier
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Wed
    After School Matters
    Evening 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Thu
    Garden Gourmet 3/15 @ 11:30
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Thu
    The Fairmont
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Thu
    Garden Gourmet 3/15 @ 3:30
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Thu
    Garden Gourmet 3/15 @ 5:30
    Evening 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Fri
    Garden Gourmet 3/16 @ 11:30
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Fri
    El Tapeo
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Fri
    Garden Gourmet 3/16 @ 3:30
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Fri
    Ziyad Brand
    Evening 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Sat
    The Hearty Boys
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Sat
    The Fairmont
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Sat
    Garden Gourmet 3/17 @ 3:30
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Sat
    Garden Gourmet 3/17 @ 5:30
    Evening 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 10
    Sun
    CARBA Regional Cake Decorating Competition
    Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • 12
    Sun
    Nicor Gas
    12:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Kids' Activities

  • 13
    Wed
    Potting Party
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Container Gardening

  • 13
    Thu
    Potting Party
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Container Gardening

  • 13
    Fri
    Potting Party
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Container Gardening

  • 13
    Sat
    Potting Party
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Container Gardening

  • 13
    Sun
    Potting Party
    Early Afternoon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Container Gardening

  • 13
    Wed
    Potting Party
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Container Gardening

  • 13
    Thu
    Potting Party
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Thursday - March 15
  • Container Gardening

  • 13
    Fri
    Potting Party
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Container Gardening

  • 13
    Sat
    Potting Party
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Container Gardening

  • 13
    Sun
    Potting Party
    Late Afternoon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Sunday - March 18
  • Container Gardening

  • 13
    Wed
    Potting Party
    Evening 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Wednesday - March 14
  • Container Gardening

  • 13
    Fri
    Potting Party
    Evening 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Friday - March 16
  • Container Gardening

  • 13
    Sat
    Potting Party
    Evening 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Saturday - March 17
  • Container Gardening
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