March 2014

Sat 1 Mar

Join us on 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
Mon 3 Mar

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

PHOTO: story time
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
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
Mon 10 Mar

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

PHOTO: story time
Sat 15 Mar

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

Chicago Flower & Garden 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
Mon 17 Mar

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

PHOTO: story time
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
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

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