GLENCOE, Ill. (September 9, 2013) – Come sample regional beers, crafted from hops, grains, fruits, and spices, at the third annual Autumn Brews: Seasonal Beer Tasting in the Garden. The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, 2013, in McGinley Pavilion.
GLENCOE, Ill. (August 27, 2013) – Celebrate Halloween, if you dare, at the Garden! Take either the friendly or spooky path to activities in the Regenstein Center and McGinley Pavilion. Experience family-friendly thrills and chills including Mysterious Magic with Dracula and a live show-and-tell of creepy, crawly creatures—and then get in the Halloween spirit with face painting.
GLENCOE, Ill. (August 13, 2013) – Galanthomania – a passion for the late winter-flowering beauty known as the snowdrop – appears to have hit the Chicago Botanic Garden. Snowdrops provide Midwest gardeners one of the earliest signs of spring when the plant’s jade green leaves and small white flowers poke through a blanket of snow.
GLENCOE, Ill. (July 8, 2013) – A much-prized golden-orange tomato is the living legacy of a woman named Djena Lee, who cultivated the sweet, tangy fruit when she lived in Minnesota during the 1920s. The plant is growing in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden today and will be one of the varieties featured during Heirloom Tomato Weekend. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, August 24 and 25.
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