Planning a Vegetable Garden This Year?

Windy City Harvest participant Joan Hopkins gives you a taste of what you’ll learn in the Windy City Harvest short courses. These classes are designed to teach you about how to grow vegetables in an urban setting and they take place at the Arturo Velasquez Institute at 2800 S. Western Avenue in Chicago.

View the video on YouTube here.

Visit to register for the next short course and grow a better garden this year.

Tips for Entering a Horticulture Competition

We put together these tips for anyone who is relatively new to entering horticulture competitions. These should help if you are planning to enter the competition at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, March 5-13, 2011.

After the Blizzard

Staff have been working hard to clear paths for visitors to return to the Garden after the big blizzard! We’re open and it’s a beautiful time to visit the Chicago Botanic Garden.