Spotlight Garden Tours
Tuesdays in 2022:
August 16, or 30,
October 11 or 18
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.
Fruit & Vegetable Garden – Lisa Hilgenberg
Meet at Fruit & Vegetable Garden entrance
Evening Island – Helen Bartlett
Meet at the Carillon, Evening Island
Lavin Plant Evaluation Garden & Green Roof Garden – Richard Hawke
Meet at Lavin Plant Evaluation Garden
McDonald Woods – Matt Evans
Meet at McDonald Woods Shelter
Learning Center Campus and Grunsfeld Children’s Garden – Chester Jankowski
Meet at Grunsfeld Children’s Garden