Tag Archives: Chicago

Chicago Flower and Garden Show – Hats

I made my annual pilgrimage to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show last week. Usually, I grab a cab from the train station for the short drive over to Navy Pier but this year I decided to walk it. The … Continue reading

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A Sure Sign of Spring

I stumbled upon the Summer Fling in Seattle for Garden Bloggers and the Chicago Flower & Garden Show websites this morning. Both in the same day. Hallelujah! It’s a sign! Spring must be coming! I don’t believe I’ve seen bare ground since … Continue reading

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Pocket Gardens in Chicago

For the last 2 years, I have been collecting photos of pocket gardens, that is, tiny urban gardens, small enough to fit in your pocket. Living in an urban setting myself, I’m always on the lookout for gardens that make … Continue reading

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