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March 22nd, 2017

Visit the Chicago Flower & Garden Show

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There’s still a few days to enjoy the Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier. From March 18th – 26th, enjoy life-sized gardens, how-to workshops, and instructional seminars at this annual event.

This year’s show features:
  • 20 Feature Gardens
  • Garden Gourmet Cooking and Gardening Live Presentations
  • Potting Parties and Planting Fun
  • Kids Activity Garden
  • CARBA Cake Decorating Competition
  • Home & Garden Marketplace
The 2017 theme “Chicago’s Blooming” will spotlight all that is wonderful about Chicago’s unique neighborhoods and urban green spaces.
Visit chicagoflower.com to learn more about the seminar schedule, garden sponsors, and vendors.  Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the door.
February 17th, 2016

Chicago Flower & Garden Show getting ready to bloom at Navy Pier

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In less than a month, Navy Pier will come alive with plants, flowers, shrubs, and trees during the annual Chicago Flower & Garden Show.  After another long winter, these signs of spring boost our spirits and help us look forward to another warm summer.

The Chicago Flower & Garden Show will feature:

Date & Location:
March 12 – 20, 2016 | Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave. | Chicago, IL 60611

Buy tickets in advance to save money.

 

March 24th, 2015

DIGGER and JULIE Featured at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Chicago Flower and Garden Show 2015

DIGGER, JULIE, and various natural gas companies teamed up to sponsor an exhibit at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show this year to highlight the importance of calling either DIGGER (in Chicago) or JULIE (in the suburbs) before starting any subsurface work.

Gardeners need to get their utilities marked prior to digging for new trees, plants, or other large landscaping elements.  Gabriel needs to get utilities marked before performing soil borings or removing underground storage tanks (USTs) and/or contaminated soil.

Chicago Flower and Garden Show 2015 - Julie sign - web

Chicago Flower and Garden Show 2015 - Digger sign - web

Chicago Flower and Garden Show 2015 - underground pipes - web

Chicago Flower and Garden Show 2015 - underground pipes2 - web

Chicago Flower and Garden Show 2015 - program - web

Gabriel highlighted the importance of calling JULIE/DIGGER in an earlier blog post: “Who is JULIE?  And why do you call her before you dig?