March 2014

Sat 1 Mar

Join us the first Saturday of each month for a free morning photo walk.

PHOTO: Monthly photo walk
Sat 1 Mar

Get an up-close look at one of the world’s tiniest seeds from the vanilla orchid, make a batch of ice cream, and pot up a plant that can flavor ice cream.

Weekend Family Class
Sat 1 Mar

Orchids for sale and repotting services every weekend during the Orchid Show along with the experience of the Illinois Orchid Society’s members.

Orchid Marketplace
Sat 1 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Sun 2 Mar

Orchids for sale and repotting services every weekend during the Orchid Show along with the experience of the Illinois Orchid Society’s members.

Orchid Marketplace
Sun 2 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Mon 3 Mar

Stop by for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library!

PHOTO: story time
Mon 3 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Tue 4 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Wed 5 Mar

Stop by for hands-on fun with plants and nature in the Greenhouses—try a scavenger hunt, practice watering plants, and more! Geared toward 2- to 5-year-olds with a caregiver.

ScreenBreak
Wed 5 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Thu 6 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Fri 7 Mar

Stop by for hands-on fun with plants and nature in the Greenhouses—try a scavenger hunt, practice watering plants, and more! Geared toward 2- to 5-year-olds with a caregiver.

ScreenBreak
Fri 7 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Sat 8 Mar

Come join the Illinois Orchid Society at its spring show and sale, in which individual orchids in 128 classes will vie for ribbons. 

Illinois Orchid Society Spring Show & Sale
Sat 8 Mar

Orchids for sale and repotting services every weekend during the Orchid Show along with the experience of the Illinois Orchid Society’s members.

Orchid Marketplace
Sat 8 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Sun 9 Mar

Come join the Illinois Orchid Society at its spring show and sale, in which individual orchids in 128 classes will vie for ribbons. 

Illinois Orchid Society Spring Show & Sale
Sun 9 Mar

Orchids for sale and repotting services every weekend during the Orchid Show along with the experience of the Illinois Orchid Society’s members.

Orchid Marketplace
Sun 9 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Mon 10 Mar

Stop by for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library!

PHOTO: story time
Mon 10 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Tue 11 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Wed 12 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Thu 13 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Thu 13 Mar

Enjoy a cocktail tasting among the 10,000 orchids at the Orchid Show.

Fri 14 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Sat 15 Mar

With a membership card, Chicago Botanic Garden members enjoy discounted entry to the show at Navy Pier. 

Chicago Flower & Garden Show
Sat 15 Mar

Orchids for sale and repotting services every weekend during the Orchid Show along with the experience of the Illinois Orchid Society’s members.

Orchid Marketplace
Sat 15 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Sun 16 Mar

Learn about what a plant needs to grow and thrive. Then you’ll make your own tropical terrarium to bring home.

Weekend Family Class
Sun 16 Mar

Orchids for sale and repotting services every weekend during the Orchid Show along with the experience of the Illinois Orchid Society’s members.

Orchid Marketplace
Sun 16 Mar

Discover brilliantly beautiful and diverse orchids in a vibrant indoor show.

The Orchid Show
Mon 17 Mar

Stop by for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library!

PHOTO: story time
Fri 21 Mar

Members-only event. Join our expert Garden staff for an informative behind-the-scenes tour of our Production Greenhouses and Nursery.

Behind the Scenes
Sat 22 Mar

Celebrate spring by writing a seasonal haiku and making a cherry blossom hanging scroll, plus try other hands-on activities.

Japanese Garden Spring Weekend
Sat 22 Mar

Members-only event. Join our expert Garden staff for an informative behind-the-scenes tour of our Production Greenhouses and Nursery.

Behind the Scenes
Sun 23 Mar

Celebrate spring by writing a seasonal haiku and making a cherry blossom hanging scroll, plus try other hands-on activities.

Japanese Garden Spring Weekend
Mon 24 Mar

Stop by for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library!

PHOTO: story time
Mon 24 Mar

Join us for a rare opportunity to hear Fergus Garrett, renowned plantsman and head gardener at Great Dixter in the U.K.

Fergus Garrett
Sat 29 Mar

Find out how people use parts of rainforest trees to make chewing gum and rubber. Create your own bouncing ball and flavorful gum to take home.

Weekend Family Class
Sat 29 Mar

Explore the world of this beautiful indoor plant family, including lipstick plant, primrose, and African violets.

Northern Illinois Gesneriad Society Show & Sale
Sun 30 Mar

Explore the world of this beautiful indoor plant family, which includes lipstick plant, primrose, and African violets.

Northern Illinois Gesneriad Society Show & Sale
Sun 30 Mar

The Midwest Fruit Explorers presents this hands-on workshop with step-by-step instructions on how to graft and care for fruit trees.

Midwest Fruit Explorers Grafting Workshop
Mon 31 Mar

Children in grades K-5 engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Garden as it begins to bloom.

Spring Break Camp
Mon 31 Mar

Stop by for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library!

PHOTO: story time

March 2014