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Milwaukee, WI — Picnic in the Park

Let’s Have a Picnic! Play away those winter blues and join the summer picnic atmosphere in the Conservatory Annex. Enjoy fun for the whole family: Corn Hole, Hopscotch, Bounce House, sidewalk chalk painting. Your favorite summer food and beverages will be available for purchase: hot dogs, popcorn, lemonade, ice cream. Plus, start your seedlings for […]

Milwaukee, MI– Hearts Under Glass

Add the romantic atmosphere of the Domes at night to your Valentine’s evening plans. The Domes will be open on Thursday, February 14 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM to compliment your evening out with someone special. Cocktails, small plate dining and desserts will be available for purchase. Stroll the softly lit Domes, take a walk […]

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First annual Plant Master VIP trip recap

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 […]

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3 Tips for Floral Photography

Member Spotlight: This is a guest blog with GrowIt! member Gabrielle Davis . Gabrielle is a photographer and gardener in Chicago. Check out a few of her photos below and connect with Gabrielle (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!. And if you’re looking for step-by-step instructions on how to add a photo to GrowIt!, check out this […]

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Garden-inspired art: Keep your garden year round!

Member Spotlight: This is a guest blog with GrowIt! member Mary Ellen Sanger. Mary Ellen moved from Manhattan to the wide-open spaces of Colorado. She loves sharing her photos with the GrowIt! community and transforming her images into beautiful artwork. Connect with Mary Ellen (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!. My first summer gardening in Colorado […]

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Plan Now for a Fall Harvest

Partner Spotlight: This is a re-published post from our friends at KidsGardening.org. KidsGardening.org creates opportunities for kids to learn through gardening. We partnered with KidsGardening.org and other mission-driven organizations to register pollinator gardens for the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge. A fall harvest will help our pollinating friends. Assistant Professor Deborah Delany at University of Delaware, […]

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Lurie Garden and GrowIt!—Revolutionizing the Visitor Experience at Public Gardens

Partner spotlight: This is a guest blog post by Scott Stewart, Ph.D. Scott is the Director at Lurie Garden in Chicago’s Millennium Park. See a snapshot of what you will encounter when visiting Lurie Garden by following them here (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!.  ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Lurie Garden and GrowIt!—Revolutionizing the Visitor Experience at Public Gardens […]

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5 Plants for Early Spring!

At GrowIt! we stand by the ideal that all men and women were created equal. However, we also believe that all plants were not. Some plants bloom all summer long, but don’t bloom in the cooler parts of spring. Whereas some plants like it cool, but stop flowering in June. Here are 5 plants that […]

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It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than That!

Over the past weekend we were invited to be a part of Chalet Nursery’s Garden Faire event in Wilmette, Illinois. The first weekend in May is the grand opening of spring in the Midwest. When we showed up to the garden center, it was about a quarter to eight in the morning and there was […]

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