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The countdown to the

2021 Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory Plant Sale

has begun!

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Events & Programs

Learn and Grow Lectures are back!

The Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory Master Gardeners will highlight plants that will be available at our Annual Plant Sale. Come learn with us -- programs are for all gardening levels. Registration is required for these free virtual programs. A Zoom link will be sent to participants in advance. April 8 (7-8pm) - Essential...

Spring Open House — May 1, 2021

Join us as we celebrate the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory’s 35th Anniversary in the Discovery Garden. Come explore our new musical and discovery play pieces. Plus we’ll have take-home activities and music.  Free and open to the public — registration required. 10 am Registration 11 am Registration Noon Registration 1 pm Registration

Get the Dirt — Your Seasonal Garden Questions Answered: May 18

Join us for this live virtual Q&A session to get gardening advice and tips from our plant experts. Plus, you’ll learn what to be doing now in your garden. You can submit questions in advance or come with your questions and our panelists will guide you. Register here for this program on May 18 from…

Spring Plant & Tool Exchange and Plastic Pot Recycling: May 22

Join other gardeners and share your favorite plants and extra tools at the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory sponsored annual spring exchange.  Drop off material from 9:30 to 11:30 am at the Conservatory.  Come back to pick up items from noon to 12:30 p.m.  Reduce Reuse Recycle! Save your garden plastic pots from the...

News and Info

House Plant Oasis Lecture — check out the video and presentation!

Our lecture on Creating an Indoor Oasis with Houseplants, presented by the Conservatory’s own Greenhouse Supervisor Kent Gentry, sold out!  But you can watch the video or download the slide presentation.

Seed Starting Lecture — Watch the video!

Our seed starting lecture, featuring local gardener extraordinaire Jill Niewoehner, sold out!  However, you can watch the video here.

The Conservatory has re-opened!

We are delighted to announce that IL Public Health guidelines have allowed the Conservatory to reopen to visitors!  Face masks must be worn at all times and a limit of 50 visitors are allowed per State guidelines. We welcome you to visit this community gem to breath in some fresh air as you enjoy the…