|Spring Flower Show at Garfield Park Conservatory ©CindyRippe 2012-2013|
Lucky for me, it's a part of my business, to study and teach botanical art. I even enjoy reading about the events in the news and on the internet. The anticipation is part of the fun!
I thought you might want to check out a few of the shows as well this year so here's a list with links to the websites of each one.
Northern Illinois Area Shows
Lincoln Park Conservatory Spring Flower Show - January 26 - May 12, 2013
Garfield Park Conservatory Spring Flower Show - February 1 - May 12, 2013
Chicago Flower and Garden Show - March 9-17, 2013
Macy's Chicago Flower Show - March 24 - April 7, 2013
Chicago Botanic Garden - Northern Illinois Gesneriad Society Show March 23 - 24, 2013
Chicago Botanic Garden - Illinois Orchid Society Spring Show April 6-7, 2013
Chicago Botanic Garden - Midwest Daffodil Society Show April 27 - 28, 2013
Chicago Botanic Garden - North Shore African Violet Society Show May 4 - 5, 2013
Chicago Botanic Garden - American Rhododendron Society Show May 11 -12, 2013
Northshore Iris and Daylily Society Iris Show May 25 -26, 2013
Additional Spring Flower Shows by State
A list of shows and information on attending a flower show
If you know of additional Flower Shows please add to the list in the comment section below.
The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him. Auguste Rodin