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Throwback: Recap of the 2018 Chicago Flower Show

Throwback: Recap of the 2018 Chicago Flower Show

We followed the yellow brick road right into the Subaru sponsored garden at this year’s Chicago Flower & Garden Show....

Chicago Flower 2018: Tablescape Designer

Member Spotlight: This is a guest post from GrowIt! community member @mustmeetamanda who is an Event Planning student and participated...

Chicago Flower Show 2018: Designer Spotlight

Chicago Flower Show 2018: Designer Spotlight

 “FLOWERTALES: Every Garden Has a Story to Tell,” features 20+ gardens interpreting the unique role flowers and plants play in...

5 Reasons to attend the Chicago Flower & Garden Show

The Chicago Flower and Garden Show kicks off March 14 and runs through March 18 at Navy Pier. And we...

Growing into 2018!

Growing into 2018!

Each day, thousands of members head to the GrowIt! community to learn about plants and meet others near them that...

Know Your Zone

The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map shows gardeners which plants are most likely to thrive at a given location within...

How do I start composting?

How do I start composting?

We noticed a trending topic in the GrowIt! Q&A — composting. And since we’ll soon be transferring pumpkins off the front...

Garden Gratitude

Member Spotlight: This is a guest post re-published from GrowIt! community member @daisy96’s blog “Sienna Mae Heath’s Writing: Mindful Gardening.”...

Chicago’s Lurie Garden Engages Mobile Technology to Enhance Visitor Experience

Chicago’s Lurie Garden Engages Mobile Technology to Enhance Visitor Experience

This article written by Lynn Petrak was originally published in Public Garden Magazine. It appeared in Volume 32, Issue 1,...

Consider Trying Carnivorous!

Member Spotlight: This is a guest post from GrowIt! community member @turtlekit’s blog “Ferocious Flora.” Learn about predatory plants and check...