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Get your garden started at Get Growing Weekend

Event Date: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 to Sunday, May 20, 2018

Warm weather has arrived, with planting season close behind. Learn from the experts to get your garden underway, watch helpful demonstrations and pick out some plants at the Chicago Botanic Garden’s Get Growing Weekend, from Friday, May 18, to Sunday, May 20.

With a variety of activities each day, everyone – from the beginning gardener to the seasoned planter – will find inspiration and advice.

Get Growing Weekend events include:

Grow and Eat: Food-related events all summer long at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Garden Chef Series

Two great ways to take in the warm, sunny weather ushering in summer are tending to your garden and enjoying meals outdoors. Whether growing or eating, there are many ways to celebrate food at the Garden this summer. Food-related evets are held in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden, unless noted otherwise.

Summer food at the Garden highlights include the following:

Garden Chef Series (1:30 and 2:30 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, May 28 to October 9)