Tag: Tours To-Go

Chicago, IL– Family Workshop: Bird Feeders

You can help the resident birds by providing some much needed food during the winter months. Learn about who stays in the area for winter and how they survive. Each family will make one bird feeder. Materials and tools will be provided. This workshop is for families with children between the ages of 6-12 years […]

Ontario, Canada– Winter Wander

Enjoy a festive morning with the family at the TBG. Look for signs of winter wildlife, build and hang bird feeders, make maple candy and play games to understand how animals survive the Canadian winter. Then, come inside to warm up with some hot cocoa and winter stories. Sunday, December 9, 10 a.m. to 12 […]

Community Member Spotlight Passion People Plants Tours To-Go

Every Garden has a story…

This month were celebrating all of the stories a plant and garden represents. #PlantStory. This is a guest blog post by GrowIt! team member and community member Chelsey Groh, @cgroh. Chelsey works with folks running gardens all over North America to implement our GrowIt! Tours To-Go product. The tour helps guests learn about the plants […]

FAQ GrowIt! Guide Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Passion People Tours To-Go

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, 2017.  Published with permission from the APGA. ————————————————————————————————— The Lurie Garden in Chicago’s Millennium Park has been a beacon for four-season beauty and sustainability since 2004. Now, the Lurie Garden is using beacon technology—an inexpensive […]

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