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Beyond Basic Beekeeping

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL

Go beyond the basics with this hands-on class. This class will deal with late spring and early summer management decisions that can impact the rest of the season for the bees and the beekeeper. Come and learn how to "read" a colony and assess how a hive is performing. Some of the things we'll cover […]

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Origami Open House

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL

Join us on 2nd Saturdays to try a new fold!

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Free Mini Tour

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL

Take a 45 minute stroll around the Conservatory grounds with a knowledgeable guide!

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Free Yoga

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL

Start your weekend with a relaxing session of yoga, surrounded by Conservatory landscapes. Beginners to advanced yogis are welcome to attend. Please bring your own mat; $5 suggested donation.

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Beekeeping Demo

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL

Curious about bees and beekeeping? Join us throughout the summer as our volunteers and Head Beekeeper demonstrate techniques with active beehives and explain their work. Demonstrations are for all ages and interest levels.

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Composting Demo

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL

Stop by Garfield Park Conservatory to have all of your composting questions answered by our knowledgeable compost volunteers.

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Gardening Demo

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL

Our Urban Demonstration Garden is full of inspiration that we hope you'll adapt for your own gardens. Volunteer gardeners are available to answer your gardening questions -  whether it's how to choose the plants for your garden or what materials you need to build a raised bed - they are happy to assist you.

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Morning Glories

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL

Enjoy learning together with your little one during this weekly drop-in session.

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Chicago Bonsai Club

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL

Come join us to learn about the ancient art of growing bonsai from the Chicago Bonsai Club, a chapter of the Midwest Bonsai Society. Bring your bonsai trees to work on or just come to watch. Potting soil and wire will be provided, and some plant materials and pots will be available at a nominal […]

solarise Exhibit

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL

Come check out our light-art installation by renown artist group Luftwerk before it's too late!

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