It was a hot, late summer Saturday, and my son and I had come to the Chicago Botanic Garden for an outdoor playdate with some friends. To our surprise and delight, the band Mucca Pazza was performing there that afternoon as part of a series of events called Flourish, a celebration of the garden’s 50th […]
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Hinata Farms is a natural.
You can only visit the Garden online for now.
The Chicago Botanic Garden is one of several local organizations that encourages horticultural therapy.
The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Wonderland Express is open through January 6.
Bud Billiken Parade, Northalsted Market Days, and more happenings from August 12-14.
Tulips are in bloom at the Chicago Botanic Garden—catch them quick.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, October 10
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, August 28
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, July 7
Go too early, and the leaves won’t have turned color yet; too late and they’ll already be on the ground. The first time Julia Thiel took the trail just happened to be on a perfectly crisp November day when the yellow and orange leaves seemed to glow in the sunlight.
What’s on the Agenda for Sunday, December 9, 2012
For this week’s Variations on a Theme, we dig through all things botanical
A lobster bash, picnic potluck, golf outing, and more