Growing and Green Living Resources

Did you recently attend a program or event at the Conservatory find yourself with a question after you left? This page aims to provide common information and resources to help answer your questions. While this page is not meant to be all encompassing, please contact Mattie Wilson, Sustainability and Adult Programs Manager at mwilson@garfieldpark.org with resource suggestions we should add.

Composting

Visit our composting demos every Saturday 11am – 12:30pm to hear from our knowledgeable volunteers on composting topics. Ready to get started composting at home?

Download a compost brochure!

Plant Sale

We offer a variety of plants at our Annual Plant Sale (typically held in February) and our Seedling Sale (Saturday before Mother’s Day). Check out what plants are expected at the sale and get basic care information.

House Plants & Tropicals List

Succulents & Cacti List

Mini Plant Sale List

Lecture Series

Our monthly 2nd Wednesday Lecture Series varies on topics and formats. Resources from those talks can be found here.

Thanks to CAN-TV, we have the full lecture from January 10!

Eat for Health