Osmocote Advertisement

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

2715 S. Main Street
Rockford, Illinois 61102
(815) 965-8146
klehm.org

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is a 155-acre living museum filled with spectacular gardens and rare trees. A 1.8 mile, handicapped-accessible paved path winds through the arboretum plus many secondary, chipped trails. Kids will have fun navigating the maze in the Children’s Garden. Filled with beauty, Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is waiting for you to explore. Join us at the 23rd annual Garden Fair Weekend on June 4 -5, with flowers, food, antiques, and art! http://chicagolandgardening.com/images/businesses/MW-05.16-Glorious_Gardens-Klehm.jpg

Cantigny Gardens

1s151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, Illinois 60187
(630) 668-5161
cantigny.org

Created by renowned landscape architect Franz Lipp, Cantigny Gardens is a Midwest horticultural masterpiece with stunning year-round beauty. Enjoy more than 30 acres of annual and perennial flowers, ground covers, flowering bulbs and a variety of native trees and shrubs. Highlights include the terraced Rose Garden and the inspiring Idea Garden. The gardens are part of Cantigny Park, located 35 miles west of Chicago and just minutes from The Morton Arboretum. Cantigny is the former estate of Robert R. McCormick and occupies 500 acres in all. The grounds include a restaurant and gift shop. http://chicagolandgardening.com/images/businesses/MW-05.16-Glorious_Gardens.jpg

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

71N 500W
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
(219) 462-0025
taltree.org


Reiman Gardens Iowa State University

1407 University Blvd.
Ames, Iowa 50011
(515) 294-4817
reimangardens.iastate.edu


Fernwood Botanical Gardens Gift Shop

13988 Range Line Road
Niles, Michigan 49120
(269) 695-6491
fernwoodbotanical.org

Celebrate spring at Fernwood Botanical Garden! 105 acres of beautiful gardens with miles of walking trails winding to the St. Joseph River. Enjoy the arboretum, prairie, fern conservatory, nature center, art gallery and Railway Garden for kids of all ages. Have lunch at the café and spend the day at Fernwood! We invite you to check the website for details for the many classes, workshops, lectures, concerts, trips, exhibits and additional special events planned for the coming season. http://chicagolandgardening.com/images/businesses/MW-05.16-Glorious_Gardens-Fernwood.jpg

Munsinger Clemens Botanical Society

Riverside Drive SE
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56304
(320) 257-5959
munsingerclemens.com/the-gardens


Mizzou Botanic Garden

180 General Services Building
Columbia, Missouri 65211
(573) 882-4240
gardens.missouri.edu


Perennial Plant Peddler

8755 Twp. Rd. 251
Findlay, Ohio 45840
(419) 387-7230
pplantpeddler.com


Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

One Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
(412) 622-6914
phipps.conservatory.org


Monches Farm LLC

5890 Monches Road
Colgate, Wisconsin 53017
(262) 966-2787
monchesfarm.com

Monches Farm has been a destination for adventurous & discerning gardeners since 1980. Growing over 1,000 varieties of hardy field-grown perennials, herbs, unusual annuals & tropicals. The enchanting gift shop is abundant with garden themed gifts, seasonal décor, antiques and dried florals. Visit monchesfarm.com for calendar of seasonal Special Events. http://chicagolandgardening.com/images/businesses/MW-05.16-Glorious_Gardens-Monches.jpg

Rotary Botanical Gardens

1455 Palmer Dr
Janesville, Wisconsin 53545
(608) 757-3171
rotarygardens.org

Celebrate the beauty of spring at the award winning Rotary Botanical Gardens! Located in Janesville, Wisconsin, the Gardens features 20 acres of botanical splendor with over 24 different garden styles and 4,000 varieties of plants. It’s home to many dramatic and internationally themed gardens, including Japanese, Scottish, French Formal, Italian and English Cottage. It also includes an extensive collection of perennials; trees and shrubs and has become known for spectacular seasonal displays that blend annuals and perennials in exuberant beds and containers. New for 2016: Hummingbird Haven, Heirloom and Giant Aquarium garden areas. http://chicagolandgardening.com/images/businesses/MW-05.16-Glorious_Gardens-Rotary.jpg

Monk Botanical Gardens

1800 N. First Ave.
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
(715) 261-6301
rwmonkgardens.org


popular

Article Thumbnail
Columns
Dismayed in the Shade

"President Jimmy Carter once said that life is not fair. I’m not positive, but I don’t think he coined that phrase. I’m not pos


Article Thumbnail
Blog
A Conversation on Color

At some point in a gardener’s life, he or she will likely come across the writings and photographs of the renowned gardener ...


Article Thumbnail
Columns
A Letter From the Garden Abyss

I am writing to reach out to humanity, if there is anyone left as of May 1. If you find this note, please take it to the ...


Article Thumbnail
Columns
OCGD on the QT

A gardening story recently caught my attention. At which point, some of you might ask, “Hey, you’re a garden writer.


Article Thumbnail
Blog
A Bulb Like No Other

A few days ago it was cool enough to go outside and see the red needles calling me. It was my fully open haemanthus, a ...


questions

I recently moved to Chicago from Houston and I miss fresh picked figs. Is there any way to grow figs in Chicago short of installing a greenhouse? Will sunny windows do? I’m desperate.

I would like to start seeds under lights. When is the best time to start flower seeds? The seed packet always says to sow a number of weeks before the last frost. When is the last frost?

I brought a frangipani (Plumeria) back from Hawaii last April when it was just a leafless branch. It sprouted leaves and grew over summer. Now it is losing its leaves. How can I keep it growing over winter? Will it bloom?

ChicagolandGardening Advertisement