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Top 3 tips for better Instagram pics—share red, white & blue with us @chicagobotanic #CBGcontest15 in upcoming contest!

Simplicity is critical in creating a striking Instagram photo. Here are some tips to help you reduce distractions and bring focus to your pictures. Show us your reds, whites, and blues on Instagram June 29 through July 7! Go outside and snap a pic of any…
Simplicity is critical in creating a striking Instagram photo. Here are some tips to help you reduce distractions and bring focus to your pictures.Show us your reds, whites, and blues on Instagram ...
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Find gently used, garden-related books at unheard-of prices! Our annual used book sale is now in progress at the Lenhardt Library.
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#Summer begins on Sunday! Check out plants' busy schedule with our latest #plantscience #infographic.

What does June 21 mean to plants? Day length, temperature, sunlight, and water trigger all sorts of behavior in the world of plants…
What does June 21 mean to plants? Day length, temperature, sunlight, and water trigger all sorts of behavior in the world of plants...
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New #WindyCityHarvest #UrbanFarm Launches in #Austin neighborhood of #Chicago. @WCHProduce #Urbanag

Something is growing in a food desert on Chicago’s West Side. A farm designed, built, and managed by Windy City Harvest for the PCC Austin Family Health Center began operation in the spring to help provide more of what the challenged Austin neighborhood…
Something is growing in a food desert on Chicago’s West Side. A farm designed, built, and managed by Windy City Harvest for the PCC Austin Family Health Center began operation in the spring to help...
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Highlights of World Environment Day #CBGWED2015 #WED2015

World Environment Day at the Chicago Botanic Garden was a success! Visitors all over the Chicagoland area came to learn environmental and sustainable tips and tricks, and enjoyed educational displays and family activities throughout the day.…
World Environment Day at the Chicago Botanic Garden was a success! Visitors all over the Chicagoland area came to learn environmental and sustainable tips and tricks, and enjoyed educational displa...
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5 Things To Bring to #WorldEnvironmentDay on 6/6. @DaniNierenberg @Food_Tank #CBGWED2015 #7BillionDreams #WED2015 @WCHProduce

World Environment Day (WED) will take place on June 6, 2015. The United Nations started WED as a global platform for raising awareness around pressing environmental issues and motivating collective efforts for positive change. Activities will take place…
World Environment Day (WED) will take place on June 6, 2015. The United Nations started WED as a global platform for raising awareness around pressing environmental issues and motivating collective...
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Vegetable varieties have disappeared! Join us in planting #heirloom #seeds from @Seedsaversx, @LandrethSeedCo and @rareseeds.

Think about this vegetable fact: In 1903, 544 varieties of cabbage were listed by seed houses across the United States. By 1983, just 28 of those varieties were represented in our national seed bank at the National Seed Storage Laboratory (now the…
Think about this vegetable fact: In 1903, 544 varieties of cabbage were listed by seed houses across the United States. By 1983, just 28 of those varieties were represented in our national seed ban...
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The cones! The colors! Take a closer look at conifers this spring. #chartreuse #blue #gardening

Early summer in the Dwarf Conifer Garden is all about the new growth. Everything is bursting forth with fresh new growth in vivid shades of green, chartreuse, yellow…and blue!   Many of the trees feature entirely unexpected colors. For most of the year,…
Early summer in the Dwarf Conifer Garden is all about the new growth. Everything is bursting forth with fresh new growth in vivid shades of green, chartreuse, yellow...and blue!  Many of the trees ...
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The Chicago Botanic Garden keeps growing stronger in areas of #science #education #urbanag #horticulturaltherapy. #annualreport #video

Halfway through its ten-year strategic plan, “Keep Growing,” the Chicago Botanic Garden has never been stronger. Since the plan was launched in early 2010, the Garden’s science, education, urban agriculture, and horticultural therapy programs have grown…
Halfway through its ten-year strategic plan, "Keep Growing," the Chicago Botanic Garden has never been stronger. Since the plan was launched in early 2010, the Garden's science, education, urban ag...
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Say "I will" at the most beautiful location in Chicago. #top10 #romantic #engagement #weddings

Gardens are romantic by nature. That’s why one of our most frequently asked questions is, “What’s the most romantic spot at the Garden?” So we scoped it out, asked around, and compiled a list of our top ten most romantic spots. Now it’s up to you to… 1.…
Gardens are romantic by nature. That's why one of our most frequently asked questions is, "What's the most romantic spot at the Garden?"So we scoped it out, asked around, and compiled a list of our...
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Spotted: #Invasive #ViburnumLeafBeetle at the Garden! Learn what to watch for and which plants are at risk.

Viburnum leaf beetle is here, and he’s not a good neighbor! Yesterday was an exciting (yet worrisome) day for me here at the Garden. We found viburnum leaf beetle here for the first time ever—although his arrival was not unexpected. Two separate…
Viburnum leaf beetle is here, and he's not a good neighbor!Yesterday was an exciting (yet worrisome) day for me here at the Garden. We found viburnum leaf beetle here for the first time ever—althou...
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Get more environmental benefits of keeping #backyardchickens at World Environment Day, Saturday, June 6 at the Garden.

Sure, they are fun pets and a good educational tool for your kids, as well as a great source of fresh eggs. But what do chickens have to do with the environment? There are a number of ways that having hens in your backyard can be environmentally…
Sure, they are fun pets and a good educational tool for your kids, as well as a great source of fresh eggs. But what do chickens have to do with the environment? There are a number of ways that hav...
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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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