Horticulture Classes

Spotlight Garden Tours

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Spotlight Garden Tours

Tuesdays in 2022:
August 16, or 30,
September 27,
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.

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

September 27
Lavin Plant Evaluation Garden & Green Roof Garden – Richard Hawke 
Meet at Lavin Plant Evaluation Garden 

October 11
McDonald Woods – Matt Evans 
Meet at McDonald Woods Shelter 
October 18
Learning Center Campus and Grunsfeld Children’s Garden – Chester Jankowski 
Meet at Grunsfeld Children’s Garden 

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$19.00 Member | $24.00 Non Member