#Lilacs are one of the hardest blooms to preserve when cut. Keep blooms longer with a few smart cuts.

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Lilacs are one of the hardest blooms to preserve when cut Keep

Keep cut lilacs fresh longer with these tips

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Meegan McCarthy
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04/26/2017 at 13:31. Facebook
Planning a visit? We're anticipating the big bloom may happen in the next week. The crabapples in the walk along the Great Basin are almost ready to pop. Crabapples in other locations in the Garden are now in full bloom—like this crabapple in the English Walled Garden. So no matter when you visit, you'll definitely get a showy welcome. #spring #crabapple #bloom
Planning a visit Were anticipating the big bloom may happen in the
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Kathryn Stott
Chloe Cezanne
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Chicago Botanic Garden
04/25/2017 at 20:05. Facebook
Fruit trees are in bloom everywhere! Can you tell these fruit tree blossoms apart? In the mix: plum, peach, pear, and cherry.
Fruit trees are in bloom everywhere Can you tell these fruit tree
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Victor Emman
Shahi Pada
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04/25/2017 at 14:32. Facebook
Learn how you can help build a culture of health, and about the power of a garden with Sam Kass on May 20. Tickets are still available at .
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Sam Kass on bad food, wasted food and the future

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04/24/2017 at 18:59. Facebook
Blooming today in the Circle Garden: tulips! #mondaymotivation
Blooming today in the Circle Garden: tulips mondaymotivation
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Suzanne Kolanski
Gloria Kazmier
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04/24/2017 at 16:57. Facebook
Can't wait to host Dr. Scott Sampson on May 6. What's the secret to getting your kids out in nature? Encourge them to Notice, Engage, and Wonder. Get your tickets today at .
Cant wait to host Dr Scott Sampson on May 6 Whats the

Dr Scott on How to Raise a Wild Child

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04/22/2017 at 13:12. Facebook
What's in bloom? Trees! Cherries and magnolia are giving way to fragrant viburnum, redbuds (cercis canadensis), and elms (ulmus).

The crabapples are beginning to open! We currently expect our big bloom along the Great Basin to begin early—in the next week. So far, Malus floribunda and Malus 'Selkirk' are the stars (see the spectacular tree at the entrance to the Bulb Garden), but the buds of...
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Whats in bloom Trees Cherries and magnolia are giving way to fragrant
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Kathy Stone
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04/21/2017 at 14:26. Facebook
Richard Hawke's top five plant picks for the Midwest: Are they in your garden, too?
Richard Hawke's top five plant picks for the Midwest: Are they in your garden too

What Are the Best Plants for Your Midwestern Garden?

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Susan Flynn
Linda Brown Chiles
Cherry trees (#sakura) are in peak bloom now, and it looks like crabapples may bloom early this year—stay tuned! In the mean time, early tulips, columbine, fritillaria, and hyacinths have joined the daffodil parade. #whatsinbloom #spring
Cherry trees sakura are in peak bloom now and it looks like
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Karen Somogye
The bonsai are back on display for the season, and one tiny gem is blooming in the East Bonsai Courtyard this week: this 'slanting style' Prunus species. #whatsinbloom #spring
The bonsai are back on display for the season and one tiny
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Maria Reinebach
Visitors to the Garden this weekend can confirm: #spring is officially here! Didn't make it this weekend? Check our bloom schedule and plan your visit at .
Visitors to the Garden this weekend can confirm spring is officially here
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Lyn Skor
Julio Armando Serrano
The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the top rating of Platinum LEED to the Regenstein Learning Center at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

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The US Green Building Council has awarded the top rating of Platinum

How We Dreamed Green: Platinum LEED Honor

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Hey Parents and Grandparents: Dr. Scott Sampson speaks as part of the 'Garden Talks' Lecture Series on May 6. Most of you know Dr. Sampson as host of PBS series 'Dinosaur Train', and author of 'How to Raise a Wild Child'. Dr. Sampson is an advocate of science and nature experiences as critical to a child’s development.
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Hey Parents and Grandparents Dr Scott Sampson speaks as part of the

Garden Talks Lecture Series | Chicago Botanic Garden

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Karin Pattydukeellington Pritikin
Jann Goldberg
DNA comparisons in over 300 plants shows different paternity—which may be key for a plant's survival.
DNA comparisons in over 300 plants shows different paternitywhich may be key

Hawkmoth Pollination Promotes Promiscuity in Plants

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Spring blooms are up—and our phones are back online. Call to plan your visit, or find information to help you plan your weekend at [ Chgobg.org Link ]
Spring blooms are upand our phones are back online Call to plan
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Rita Brunn
Julio Armando Serrano
Love daffodils? The Garden has over 1 million daffodil blooms each spring—though not all at once.
Love daffodils The Garden has over 1 million daffodil blooms each springthough

Daffodils Are Here!

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Vandana Bajikar
Terrie Lornson
Laurie Puglisi
What a difference a day makes! Horticulturists planted the entry bed of the Circle Garden with spring annuals today. #springiscoming #springatcbg #timelapse
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April Meyers
Sally Tibbetts
Spring arrives outdoors today as horticulturists plant tens of thousands of spring annuals in the display gardens. #spring #mondaymotivation
Spring arrives outdoors today as horticulturists plant tens of thousands of spring
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Brenda Peña
Marianne Peters
Please keep us in mind as you grocery shop. Now through June 30, your 10¢ bag reusable bag credit from Whole Foods Market goes to support the Chicago Botanic Garden.
Please keep us in mind as you grocery shop Now through June

Support the Garden at Whole Foods Market

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