Evening in Bloom, March 9 is a private bash that kicks off the event. The show will open to the public the following day.
Tickets and more information can be found here.
Follow this link to a list of speakers
Mark Dwyer, Horticulture Director at Rotary Botanical Gardens, will present Decoratively Delicious, a class that will ask gardeners to go beyond the basics to use edible plants to create visual pleasing combinations for the garden and containers that feed the family as well.
Chicago Gateway Green
Chicago Gateway Green was founded in 1986 on the belief that beauty and sustainability go hand in hand. Since then, Chicago Gateway Green and its partners have helped to improve both the local environment and the quality of life for millions of Chicagoland residents and visitors.
A 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Chicago Gateway Green improves Chicago’s communities through three key programs: the Expressway Partnership, transforming city roadways into landscaped parkways; the International Sculpture Program, beautifying gateways through the installation of public, international art on expressways; and the Tree Partnership Program, a large-scale tree planting initiative that transforms vacant land into tree-filled green spaces.
Friends of the Parks
Friends of the Parks (FOTP) is a 501(c)(3) designated park advocacy organization, dedicated to preserving, protecting, and improving Chicago’s parks and forest preserves for all citizens. Since 1975, FOTP has increase private and public commitment to Chicago’s parks through establishing park advisory councils, developing new parks, renovating playlots, and presenting public workshops and lectures to create and informed citizenry. Our mission is to preserve, protect, improve and promote the use of Chicago parks, forest preserves and recreational areas for the benefit of all neighborhoods and citizens.