Horticulture Classes

Spotlight Garden Tours

Bulb Garden

Spotlight Garden Tours

Tuesdays in 2022:
April 26,
May 10, 24,
June 7, 14, 28,
July 12,
August 16, or 30
9 – 10 a.m.


There are 28 gardens and four natural areas within the 385 acres of the Chicago Botanic Garden. Join our horticulturists for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Garden areas they oversee. Explore plant varieties and combinations, design elements, garden features, and fun stories as you soak up a wealth of knowledge from years of experience working in these gardens.

April 26
Bulb Garden – horticulturist, Bulb Garden
Meet at entrance to the Bulb Garden
May 10
Crescent Garden & Native Plant Garden – Liz Rex
Meet at Visitor Center

May 24
Thomas English Walled Garden and English Oak Meadow – Heather Sherwood
Meet at English Walled Garden entrance

June 7
Malott Japanese Garden – Ayse Pogue
Meet at Japanese Garden Entrance

June 14
Shida Shade Evaluation Garden – David Murray
Meet at the Carillon, Evening Island

June 28
Spider Island – Isabel Schwabe
Meet at the Circle Garden

July 12
Buehler Enabling Garden – Alicia Green
Meet at Buehler Enabling Garden entrance

August 16
Fruit & Vegetable Garden – Lisa Hilgenberg
Meet at Fruit & Vegetable Garden entrance

August 30
Evening Island – Helen Bartlett
Meet at the Carillon, Evening Island

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$19.00 Member | $24.00 Non Member