Join us as we kickoff the 2019 gardening season! Browse our greenhouses and other offerings while you enjoy a free grilled bratwurst! Our experts will be on hand to answer all of your lawn, garden & landscaping questions. The party starts at 11am and goes until 2pm.
Take a guided walk through our gardens to see what’s growing as we talk about spring garden combinations and some of our favorite Growing Place Choice plants. Cost: Free. No registration required.
What is GrowIt!? GrowIt! is a mobile app community with a mission to connect, educate, and inspire folks to dig plants. We provide a space for you to ask questions, get plants identified, organize projects, and share photos of your plant babies. GrowIt! features GrowIt! focuses on introducing you to people and plants that work […]
New year — a time to reflect on the year past and plan adventures for the upcoming one. What were your gardening wins this year? Did your finicky Fiddle Leaf Fig make it to its second birthday? Did you propagate your first succulent or add native plants to your outdoor space to support our pollinating […]
What colors do Poinsettias come in? There are more than 100 varieties of Poinsettias. Do you opt for the traditional colors and varieties, or prefer to display an uncommon or new take on this popular holiday plant? We searched GrowIt! and found Poinsettias in blue, teal, purple, and pink hues. Members staged them in giant […]
We hosted the top Plant Masters in Chicago for a couple of days the last week in June to thank them for all of their contributions to the GrowIt! community. Members were treated to amazing food, a kokedama workshop, a garden tour, and architectural boat tour. And lots of laughter and conversation. Plant Masters are […]
It’s no surprise here at GrowIt! that our community members are not only passionate about gardening but passionate about the critters that live in our gardens as well! Inspired by our member’s interests for wildlife and pollinators, we partnered with several non-profit groups, conservation organizations, and other private entities to build awareness of bee health […]
GrowIt! is the place to ask questions about pollinators and native plants and show off your pollinator garden. It’s a hot topic in the community for the past four years, so much so that GrowIt! joined the National Pollinator Garden Network (NPGN) to help spread awareness of bee health and pollinators. NPGN’s mission is to […]
Member Spotlight: This is a guest blog from GrowIt! community member @charliebear’sgarden. It’s #Garden4Wildlife month and the GrowIt! community partnered with the National Wildlife Federation to raise awareness about their gardening for wildlife program. Subscribe to the National Wildlife Life’s Garden for Wildlife newsletter here. And tap here from your mobile to follow@charliebear’sgarden on GrowIt! And […]
“FLOWERTALES: Every Garden Has a Story to Tell,” features 20+ gardens interpreting the unique role flowers and plants play in the stories of our lives and literature. The show runs from Wednesday, March 14 through Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Navy Pier in Chicago. Tuesday night is the special charity preview, Evening in Bloom. […]