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Eating seasonal, fresh #vegetables from the garden: it can be your mission, too! #locavore #nutrition #CBGfruitandveg

On an early spring day in the offices of the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden, Lisa Hilgenberg, Garden horticulturist, is seated at a rustic conference table sorting through pencil drawings of garden beds and photos of vegetable plants. Across the…
On an early spring day in the offices of the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden, Lisa Hilgenberg, Garden horticulturist, is seated at a rustic conference table sorting through pencil drawings ...
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400 tiny Victorian masterpieces have arrived at the Garden: The Language of Flowers! #rarebooks

Today we text hearts. But in Victorian times, flowers acted as the instant messaging and emojis of the day. In nineteenth-century Europe (and eventually in America), communication by flower became all the rage. A language of flowers emerged. Books…
Today we text hearts. But in Victorian times, flowers acted as the instant messaging and emojis of the day.In nineteenth-century Europe (and eventually in America), communication by flower became a...
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Kelly Ksiazek @GreenCityGal is bringing botany—and fun—to the classroom! #CBGscience #elearning #scienceed

Do you ever feel like trying to understand plant science research can be as daunting as deciphering a passage written in a foreign language? As a budding plant scientist in the joint Chicago Botanic Garden/Northwestern University Ph.D. program, I find it…
Do you ever feel like trying to understand plant science research can be as daunting as deciphering a passage written in a foreign language?As a budding plant scientist in the joint Chicago Botanic...
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Join us Saturday, May 9 for World #Bonsai Day!

Join us for a new program at the Chicago Botanic Garden on Saturday, May 9: World Bonsai Day!  Observed on the second Saturday in May, this day was established by the World Bonsai Friendship Federation (WBFF) in 2010 to honor WBFF founder and bonsai…
Join us for a new program at the Chicago Botanic Garden on Saturday, May 9: World Bonsai Day!  Observed on the second Saturday in May, this day was established by the World Bonsai Friendship Federa...
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View rare images of the history of the Garden and #gardening in #chicago —125 years of the Chicago Horticultural Society.

This year, the Chicago Botanic Garden commemorates the 125th anniversary of the Chicago Horticultural Society, which created the Garden and manages it today. The roots of the Chicago Botanic Garden run deep. Ground was broken in 1965 and the Garden opened…
This year, the Chicago Botanic Garden commemorates the 125th anniversary of the Chicago Horticultural Society, which created the Garden and manages it today.The roots of the Chicago Botanic Garden ...
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Planting this weekend? Here are some tips for including your little sprouts in the fun. #gardeningwithkids #howto #kidsgardening #grow

Plant, water, and grow! Whether you are a parent, teacher, or caregiver, teaching children to plant seeds is a simple and authentic way to help them engage with nature. It’s an activity that the littlest of sprouts can do “all by myself,” or at least with…
Plant, water, and grow! Whether you are a parent, teacher, or caregiver, teaching children to plant seeds is a simple and authentic way to help them engage with nature. It’s an activity that the li...
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The Garden is a-twitter with #warblers! Bring a camera and come #birding at the Garden this spring!

A lot of birds migrate through the area this time of year, but I have to say warblers are my favorites. The other day, when the rain cleared and the sun came out, I found myself in warbler heaven! As soon as I walked out of the Visitor Center, I saw…
A lot of birds migrate through the area this time of year, but I have to say warblers are my favorites. The other day, when the rain cleared and the sun came out, I found myself in warbler heaven!A...
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Re-imagine your food! @DaniNierenberg #FoodRevolutionDay #Sustainability #CBGWED #UrbanAg #Environment #SustainableLiving

Check out 20 food-waste-saving ideas here—and learn more on World Environment Day at the Garden, June 6. ©2015 Chicago Botanic Garden and my.chicagobotanic.org
Check out 20 food-waste-saving ideas here—and learn more on World Environment Day at the Garden, June 6. ©2015 Chicago Botanic Garden and my.chicagobotanic.org
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The Garden's #modelrailroad is steam-powered this year! #CBG125 #gardenrailway #modeltrains #steamtrain

Once there was a boy who loved model trains. When the boy grew up, he became the chief engineer of train exhibitions at the Chicago Botanic Garden—and he still plays with trains. “I hardly get to play with my railroad at home because I get to play with…
Once there was a boy who loved model trains. When the boy grew up, he became the chief engineer of train exhibitions at the Chicago Botanic Garden—and he still plays with trains. “I hardly get to p...
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#Edible #flowers are tasty AND gorgeous! Here are 5 fresh ways to use them at the table, in dressings, and in drinks. #omnomnom

Have you eaten a flower today? Americans are getting comfortable with the idea of edible flowers. But how—aside from sugar-candied flowers for bakers—do you use them? Our answer: call program horticulturist Nancy Clifton, who brought five really fresh…
Have you eaten a flower today? Americans are getting comfortable with the idea of edible flowers. But how—aside from sugar-candied flowers for bakers—do you use them? Our answer: call program horti...
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How following your passion and continuing your #education can lead to your dream job. #horticulture @ChaletNursery

Let me start by expressing how pleased I am to represent the Regenstein School’s Adult Education department at the groundbreaking ceremony for your new Regenstein Foundation Learning Campus. Six years ago, in the great recession of 2008–09, I found myself…
Let me start by expressing how pleased I am to represent the Regenstein School's Adult Education department at the groundbreaking ceremony for your new Regenstein Foundation Learning Campus.Six yea...
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Longevity and good fortune await you at the Japanese Garden Shoin House this season! #howto #origami #cranes

Long-ago legend says that cranes can live for 1,000 years…and that folding 1,000 paper cranes, one for each year, can make a wish come true.  So it is that the crane is the symbol of longevity and good fortune. 22 Folds From the first corner-to-corner…
Long-ago legend says that cranes can live for 1,000 years…and that folding 1,000 paper cranes, one for each year, can make a wish come true.  So it is that the crane is the symbol of longevity and ...
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The Garden is a place of ever-changing beauty that you can stroll through daily.
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In every season at the Garden, there are activities, programs and breathtaking beauty throughout all our 385 acres of woods, waterways, 24 formal display gardens, and four natural areas. 
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