2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show
2013 Flower & Garden Show Ticket Pricing - Purchase online and save!
$15 Weekday tickets purchased online
$17 Weekday tickets purchased at the Navy Pier Box Office
$17 Weekend tickets purchased online
$19 Weekend tickets purchased at the Navy Pier Box Office
$ 5 Children 4-12 years old
March 9 - 17, 2013
Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sundays 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Discounts available for groups of 20 or more. Click here for more information.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Navy Pier has on-site garages available for guests, and is readily accessible by public transportation. For a full list of options, please click here.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Cameras are allowed, however management asks that photgraphers be respectful of the other visitors.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Flower Show Productions, Inc. can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Can I update my registration information?
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, your ticket will be scanned at the entrance.
What is the refund policy?
There are no refunds.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
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The Top of the Class
Shade plants and perennials and edibles, oh my! Peek into our educational, daily seminar series to learn the fables and foibles of gardening, from those in the know!
On Wednesday, March 13, “Give Your Flower Borders the Punch They Need” with James Schmidt and get a handle on “Creating the ‘Know Maintenance’ Perennial Garden” from Roy Diblik. Helen Cameron will share food for thought through “Organic Rooftop Gardening” and “You Can Grow Your Own Way” with the dynamic Amanda Thomsen.
On Thursday, March 14, Tony Fulmer will walk you through “25 Myths and Fables of Gardening: What's True and What's Not?” and Craig Bergmann will show you “The Art of Fine Gardening.” Spread your wings with Pat Miller’s expertise on “Monarch Biology and Conservation” and appreciate all things great and small with Betty Earl’s “Fairy Gardens: A Guide to Growing an Enchanted Miniature World.”
This Is How We Do It
You’ll be planting, pruning and potting like a pro after a day at the show. Stop by the all-new “How to Garden” demonstration studio, presented by The Home Depot and Diet Coke, where you’ll discover tips of the trade through a wide range of daily how-to demos at the “Gardening Live Stage.” Hands-on gardening workshops led by Scotts and Oldcastle will teach you how to establish a healthy lawn, free of harmful weeds and insects, and offer creative ways to define your outdoor space with stone.
At the show, sign up for one of our popular make-and-take workshops where you’ll design and bring home your own masterpiece! You can roll up your sleeves and get inspired at one of our on-site “Potting Parties” or take a fascinating lab class to learn the fine art of floral arranging from the experts at the American Institute of Floral Design.
You’ll be dazzled by the show’s 2013 display gardens, which will emulate decades of fine art and provide inspiration to everyone who appreciates the beauty of a flower. Here are just a few...
Though a garden container has four sides, there are no bounds to the creativity of Lurvey Landscape Supply & Garden Center’s “Think inside the Box”display garden. Eight themed planters, including Touch of the Irish, Chicago Tropics, Soothing Waters, Last Summer and Let’s Eat – Chicago Style, will bring to life a whimsical combination of gardening and lifestyle trends.
Nothing stirs up images of Monet, Picasso, Renoir or other master painters like an artist’s palette. Stuifbergen Bloembollen Export and Home and Garden Supply have specially grown more than 1,000 hyacinths to create their colorful“Artist’s Palette” display. See how nature’s paintbrush can be dipped to make your flowerbeds flourish!
Growing Power’s “Art on the Farm” will explore the textures, layers, colors and forms of edible plants that can be aesthetically integrated into any garden. This mini-farmette will be brimming with early spring herbs and vegetables, while showcasing creative yet simple ways to add art and color to your garden.
Not sure the best way to plant and care for your containers or planters?
Join us at the 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show for our Potting Parties, sponsored by Wave Pentunias...
Learn how to make a thriller, filler, spiller container from indusrty professionals in the How To Garden, presented by Home Depot & Diet Coke. Classes are $20 and you get to take home your creation! Sign up on site for your class - space is limited. Times are 11am, 1pm, 3pm or 5:30p daily.
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