May 2015

Sat 2 May

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

PHOTO: Monthly photo walk
Sat 2 May

Various educational exhibits will be on display to explain the world of African violets and demonstrate the diversity within this plant family.

PHOTO: Violet Show
Sat 2 May

The Central States Dahlia Society holds its annual dahlia sale, which features dahlia tubers and plants in a wide array of sizes, shapes, and colors.

PHOTO: Dahlia Show
Sat 2 May

Join the Garden's free walking tours.

tulips
Sun 3 May

The Chicago Botanic Garden welcomes local, sustainable farmers and producers to this public farmers' market. 

PHOTO: Farmers' Market
Sun 3 May

Various educational exhibits will be on display to explain the world of African violets and demonstrate the diversity within this plant family.

PHOTO: Violet Show
Sun 3 May

The Central States Dahlia Society holds its annual dahlia sale, which features dahlia tubers and plants in a wide array of sizes, shapes, and colors.

PHOTO: Dahlia Show
Mon 4 May

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

PHOTO: story time
Sat 9 May

The Midwest chapter of the American Rhododendron Society presents a display and sale of more than 100 rhododendron and azalea varieties grown by members.

PHOTO: Rhododendron Show
Sat 9 May

Gather your family together for a remarkably fast tour of the United States!

Model Railroad Garden opens
Sat 9 May

Join the Garden's free walking tours.

tulips
Sun 10 May

The Midwest chapter of the American Rhododendron Society presents a display and sale of more than 100 rhododendron and azalea varieties grown by members.

PHOTO: Rhododendron Show
Mon 11 May

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

PHOTO: story time
Sat 16 May

The Midwest Bonsai Society’s spring show features spring-blooming trees, bonsai on rocks, and suiseki (the Japanese art of stones).

PHOTO: Midwest Bonsai Show
Sat 16 May

Join the Garden's free walking tours.

tulips
Sun 17 May

The Midwest Bonsai Society’s spring show features spring-blooming trees, bonsai on rocks, and suiseki (the Japanese art of stones).

PHOTO: Midwest Bonsai Show
Sun 17 May

The Chicago Botanic Garden welcomes local, sustainable farmers and producers to this public farmers' market. 

PHOTO: Farmers' Market
Mon 18 May

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

PHOTO: story time
Sat 23 May

Sponsored by the Northshore Iris & Daylily Society, the show features more than ten artistic arrangements and 75 irises in bloom.

PHOTO: Iris Show
Sat 23 May

An outdoor butterfly garden where visitors can immerse themselves with hundreds of live tropical butterfly species from around the world.

Butterflies & Blooms
Sat 23 May

Noted chefs prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden’s open-air amphitheater.

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Sun 24 May

Sponsored by the Northshore Iris & Daylily Society, the show features more than ten artistic arrangements and 75 irises in bloom.

PHOTO: Iris Show
Sun 24 May

Noted chefs prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden’s open-air amphitheater.

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Wed 27 May

Come enjoy a taste of spring at the Garden!

Grapevines & Wines
Sat 30 May

The show includes a cut-leaf display of various shapes, sizes, and colors of hosta grown in the Midwest.

PHOTO: Hosta Show
Sat 30 May

Noted chefs prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden’s open-air amphitheater.

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Sun 31 May

The show includes a cut-leaf display of various shapes, sizes, and colors of hosta grown in the Midwest.

PHOTO: Hosta Show
Sun 31 May

Noted chefs prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden’s open-air amphitheater.

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series

May 2015